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Tokyo: Stocks open higher as yen remains cheaper


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday despite lingering worries about trade issues as the yen lost ground against the dollar, which tends to boost stocks.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.45 per cent or 101.19 points at 22,474.28 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.19 per cent or 3.29 points at 1,690.90.


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