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Tokyo: Stocks open 1.77% higher on weak yen, ECB comments


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened 1.77 per cent higher Friday, following a strong positive lead from Wall Street on a weaker yen and lifted by positive signals overnight from the European Central Bank.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 326.78 points to 18,762.65 in opening deals.


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