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Tokyo: Stocks open higher as yen strength capped


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday as the yen's rise stalled after global markets tentatively advanced ahead of a key US-China summit this week.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.47 per cent, or 88.38 points, to 18,898.63, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.33 per cent, or 4.96 points, to 1,509.50.


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