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Tokyo: Stocks close higher on Wednesday

Published Wed, Aug 17, 2022 · 02:27 PM

TOKYO stocks closed higher on Wednesday (Aug 17) with investors emboldened by a cheaper yen and the 5-day winning streak notched by the US Dow.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 1.23 per cent, or 353.86 points, to end at 29,222.77, while the broader Topix index advanced 1.26 per cent, or 25.03 points, to 2,006.99. AFP

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