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Tokyo: Stocks close more than 1% higher


[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark index closed more than one per cent higher on a weaker yen on Tuesday, recovering losses from the previous day sparked by the Paris attacks and following solid gains on Wall Street.

The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange jumped 1.22 per cent, or 236.94 points, to 19,630.63, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.93 per cent, or 14.58 points, to 1,586.11.