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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on cheaper yen


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday, extending rallies in New York as the yen remained lower against the US dollar.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.77 per cent or 175.55 points at 23,023.77 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.53 per cent or 9.30 points at 1,748.90.


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