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Tokyo: Stocks end higher, Takata suspended


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks rose Friday as the benchmark index snapped a four-day losing streak, while trading in Takata was suspended on news the embattled airbag maker is headed for bankruptcy protection.

The Nikkei 225 added 0.56 per cent, or 111.44 points, to close at 19,943.26, while the broader Topix index of all first-section issues gained 0.50 per cent, or 7.95 points, to finish at 1,596.04.


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