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Tokyo: Stocks close higher on US rallies, cheap yen

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday, snapping a six-day losing streak as investors took heart from rallies on Wall Street and a cheaper yen against the dollar.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 2.24 per cent, or 485.38 points, to end at 22,195.38, while the broader Topix index advanced 1.78 per cent, or 26.58 points, to 1,522.64.

AFP

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