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Tokyo's Nikkei inches up to new 27-year high


[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index rose for the third straight session to a fresh 27-year high on Tuesday on a cheap yen and advances on Wall Street.

The key Nikkei 225 index, which finished at its best level since November 1991 on Monday, added another 0.10 per cent, or 24.86 points, to 24,270.62 while the broader Topix index gained 0.33 per cent, or 6.07 points, to 1,824.03.


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