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Tokyo: Stocks open up on tax hike delay hope

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher Monday, extending three straight sessions of gains as hopes the government would delay a consumption tax hike lifted sentiment.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 0.82 per cent, or 138.88 points, to 16,973.72 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.71 per cent, or 9.55 points, to 1,359.48.

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