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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on Tuesday

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Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, extending the rallies of the previous session as a cheap yen and gains on Wall Street supported market sentiment.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, extending the rallies of the previous session as a cheap yen and gains on Wall Street supported market sentiment.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.98 per cent or 218.00 points at 22,413.38 in early trade, while the broader Topix index advanced 1.18 per cent or 17.94 points to 1,540.58.

AFP

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