Tokyo: Stocks open higher on Thursday

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday in cautious trade following a mixed close on Wall Street, with investors mulling the effects of a US$2-trillion US spending plan on the global market.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.95 per cent or 277.13 points at 29,455.93 in early trade, while the broader Topix index advanced 0.96 per cent or 18.71 points to 1,972.71.


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