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Tokyo: Stocks open higher supported by US rallies

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Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, supported by rallies in US shares to fresh record levels due to euphoria over a US-China trade deal and upbeat economic data.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, supported by rallies in US shares to fresh record levels due to euphoria over a US-China trade deal and upbeat economic data.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.49 per cent or 118.38 points to 24,070.73 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.42 per cent or 7.35 points at 1,744.22.

AFP