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Tokyo: Stocks rise 0.67% as Japan earnings kick off


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks ended 0.67 per cent higher on Wednesday as Japan's latest earnings season gets into full swing and investors await the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 125.98 points to close at 18,903.02, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.26 per cent, or 4.08 points, to 1,547.19.