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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on cheaper yen


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday, as a cheaper yen helped boost market sentiment with investors pursuing shares in companies expected to report brisk earnings.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.32 per cent, or 70.42 points, to 22,285.74 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.27 per cent, or 4.69 points, at 1,772.42.


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