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Tokyo: Shares open higher on Tuesday

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Tokyo shares open higher on Tuesday after US high-tech stocks surged overnight on hopes for strong earnings, despite the pandemic forcing many workers to stay at home.

[TOKYO] Tokyo shares open higher on Tuesday after US high-tech stocks surged overnight on hopes for strong earnings, despite the pandemic forcing many workers to stay at home.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.43 per cent or 98.12 points to 22,815.60 in early trade while the broader Topix index rose 0.19 per cent or 2.96 points to 1,579.99.

AFP

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