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Tokyo: Shares up on bank rally, weak yen

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares rose Tuesday as banks rallied and a weaker yen lifted exporters, including auto giants Toyota and Honda.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.83 per cent, or 136.98 points, to 16,735.65, while the Topix index of all first section shares was up 0.71 per cent, or 9.49 points, at 1,340.21.