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Tokyo: Stocks open higher


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday following record closes on Wall Street as a weaker yen lifted exporters.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.85 per cent, or 169.98 points, to 20,237.73 in the first few minutes of trade while the Topix index of first-section issues was up 0.84 per cent, or 13.43 points, at 1,619.50.


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