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Tokyo: Shares up, building on gains

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares tracked a global rally Tuesday following centrist Emmanuel Macron's first-round French election win, though traders remain on edge as North Korea marks a key military anniversary.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 1.08 per cent, or 203.45 points, to 19,079.33, following a 1.37 per cent surge on Monday. The Topix index of all first-section issues added 1.07 per cent, or 16.02 points, to 1,519.21 after rising almost one per cent the day before.


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