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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on Monday


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday with investor sentiment buoyed by a solid US jobs report and a move by President Donald Trump to roll back financial regulations.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.80 per cent, or 151.63 points, to 19,069.83 in the first few minutes while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.99 per cent, or 14.94 points, at 1,529.93.


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