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Tokyo: Shares rebound from Brexit rout

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks jumped more than two percent Monday, rebounding from a rout that wiped more than US$2 trillion off global financial markets in response to Britain's shock vote to quit the European Union.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 2.39 per cent, or 357.19 points, to close at 15,309.21, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares gained 1.77 per cent, or 21.28 points, to 1,225.76.


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