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Tokyo: Nikkei opens up after passing 27-year high


[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index opened higher on Tuesday after closing at a 27-year high, buoyed by a cheap yen and advances on Wall Street.

The Nikkei 225 index, which closed at its best level since November 1991 on Monday, added 0.5 per cent, or 121.24 points, to 24,367 in early trade while the broader Topix index gained 0.6 per cent, or 10.89 points, to 1,828.85.


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