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Tokyo: Stocks reverse losses to close 0.15% higher

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks cast off early losses to close 0.15 per cent higher on Wednesday as a weak yen and bargain hunting pushed the market into positive territory.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which fell 0.86 per cent at the open, added 27.43 points to end at 17,795.73.

The broader Topix index of all first-section shares rose 0.25 per cent, or 3.54 points, to 1,429.92.


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