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Tokyo: Stocks open higher encouraged by US rallies


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday, taking heart from rallies on Wall Street as concerns over the US-China trade war receded slightly.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.67 per cent or 140.72 points at 21,203.70 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.54 per cent, or 8.27 points, at 1,545.82.


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