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Tokyo: Stocks open higher as yen falls

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday, underpinned by a lower yen and gains in US shares on optimism over US-China trade talks.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which closed at a two-month high on Wednesday, added 0.18 per cent or 37.77 points to 21,182.25 in early trade. The broader Topix index was up 0.23 per cent or 3.67 points at 1,593.00.

AFP

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