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Tokyo: Stocks open higher after national holiday


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday, following a positive lead from Wall Street and as trading resumed after a national holiday.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 0.98 per cent, or 184.71 points, to 19,071.41 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares advanced 0.85 per cent, or 12.96 points, to 1,546.56.


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