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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on Fed optimism


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday after modest gains on Wall Street as the US central bank signalled it could soon cut interest rates.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.44 per cent or 93.38 points to 21,427.25 in early trade while the broader Topix index was up 0.25 per cent or 3.82 points at 1,559.09.


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