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Tokyo: Shares open higher as US vote results trickle in

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday as early results from the US presidential election trickled in, with traders largely betting on a win for martket favourite Hillary Clinton.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.64 per cent, or 110.57 points, to 1,7281.95 in the first few minutes of trading while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.62 per cent, or 8.43 points, at 1,371.92.


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