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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on Friday

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday helped by a cheaper yen and rebounds on US markets.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.70 per cent, or 155.39 points, to 22,343.35 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.56 per cent, or 9.51 points, at 1,719.19.

AFP

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