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Tokyo: Stocks open higher after Wall St gains


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday following two days of gains on Wall Street.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.98 per cent or 209.91 points to 21,592.53 in early trade, playing catch-up after a market holiday in Japan on Monday.

The broader Topix index was up 0.64 per cent or 11.10 points to 1,743.07.


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