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Tokyo: Shares close higher on cheap yen, US rallies

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Tokyo stocks closed higher for a second straight day on Thursday helped by a cheaper yen and rallies on Wall Street as traders cheered a drop in new coronavirus cases in China.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed higher for a second straight day on Thursday helped by a cheaper yen and rallies on Wall Street as traders cheered a drop in new coronavirus cases in China.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.3 per cent, or 78.45 points, to 23,479.15, while the broader Topix index was up 0.2 per cent, or 2.62 points, at 1,674.48.

AFP