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Tokyo: Stocks open higher as North Korea fears ease

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday as geopolitical worries ebbed after US and North Korean officials met Sunday to resume preparations for a summit between the leaders of the two countries.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged up 0.15 per cent or 33.77 points to 22,484.56 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.03 per cent or 0.48 points at 1,772.18.

AFP

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