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Tokyo: Stocks open higher on Wednesday

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday as market sentiment improved after US stocks finished at records led by a tech shares' rebound.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.41 per cent, or 80.85 points, to 19,979.60 in the first minute of trade while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.36 per cent, or 5.72 points, at 1,599.23.


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