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Tokyo: Stocks open higher after strong US jobs report


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on a weaker yen Monday, following solid gains on Wall Street after a strong US jobs report last week.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 1.06 percent, or 205.91 points, to 19,710.39 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares rose 0.94 per cent, or 14.74 points, to 1,588.76.