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Tokyo: Nikkei closes higher as Wall St stabilises

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The index rose 0.13 per cent, or 31.74 points, to 23,827.18, but the broader Topix index was flat at 1,730.44.

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed marginally higher on Friday, propped up by a calm session on Wall Street despite caution from investors over a new deadly virus from China.

The index rose 0.13 per cent, or 31.74 points, to 23,827.18, but the broader Topix index was flat at 1,730.44.

AFP