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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on bargain-hunting


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday on bargain-hunting following a three-percent plunge the previous day, but investors remained cautious on signs of a possible global economic slowdown.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.94 per cent, or 197.23 points, to 21,174.34 in early trade while the broader Topix index was up 0.92 per cent, or 14.59 points, at 1,592.00.


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