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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on easing trade war fears


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, following a rally on Wall Street as concerns over a possible global trade war eased.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.91 per cent, or 189.29 points to 20,955.39 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.91 per cent or 15.15 points at 1,686.47.