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Tokyo stocks up 0.91% by break

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 08:52

Tokyo stocks rose 0.91 percent Tuesday morning with the market getting a lift from a weaker yen, and after Wall Street rebounded on easing concerns over the crisis in Ukraine.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 139.98 points to 15,462.58 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.63 percent, or 8.07 points, to 1,279.33.

First Published: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 08:51
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