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Tokyo: Stocks continue global rally in opening deals

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks extended a global rally at the start on Monday despite further signs of a slowdown in China's massive economy as investors awaited a Bank of Japan policy meeting for trading cues.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 1.28 per cent, or 216.65 points, to 17,155.52 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares gained 1.20 per cent, or 16.29 points, to 1,375.61.


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