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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on Monday


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday, tracking gains on Wall Street last week as higher oil prices lifted energy shares.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.40 per cent, or 79.01 points, to 19,669.77 in the first few minutes of trading, while the Topix index of all first-section issues advanced 0.36 per cent, or 5.55 points, to 1,565.28.


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