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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on hopes for corporate results

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, tracking gains on Wall Street with investors beginning to price in bullish expectations for sound corporate results as earnings season gets underway.

The Nikkei 225 index, which has risen for the past 10 consecutive sessions, edged up 0.49 per cent, or 104.60 points, to 21,360.16 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.45 per cent or 7.75 points, at 1,726.93.


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