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Tokyo: Stocks rebound after Brexit sell-off

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 08:37
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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks rebounded on Monday from a rout that saw Britain's decision to leave the European Union wipe more than US$2 trillion off global financial markets.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which dived nearly eight per cent on Friday, was up 1.34 per cent, or 201.06 points, at 15,153.08 in early trading.

The Topix index of all first-section shares rose 1.01 per cent, or 12.22 points, to 1,216.70 at the start.

AFP