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Tokyo: Stocks open up as investors shrug off Syria strikes

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday with exporters rising on a cheaper yen and the impact of US-led strikes on Syria apparently limited.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.23 per cent, or 49.51 points, to 21,828.25 in early trade while the broader Topix was up 0.14 per cent, or 2.36 points, at 1,731.72.

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