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Tokyo: Stocks open higher tracking rallies in US market


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday, as investors took heart from rallies on Wall Street and a relatively cheap yen against the dollar.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 1.06 per cent or 222.64 points at 21,256.40 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.86 per cent or 13.52 points at 1,596.37.


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