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Tokyo: Stocks open higher


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher Thursday as worries about US-North Korea tensions eased while the yen's appreciation against the US dollar peaked out.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.18 per cent, or 35.87 points, to 19,774.58 in the first few minutes while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.07 per cent, or 1.12 points, at 1,619.02.


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