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Japan's Nikkei advances on Wall Street's gains

IANS  |  Tokyo 

stocks opened higher on Wednesday following Wall Street's solid lead overnight.

As of 9:15 am local time (5:45 am IST), the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 207.86 points, or 1.00 percent, from Tuesday to 21,072.07, reported.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Stock Exchange, meanwhile, added 12.11 points, or 0.77 percent, to 1,584.71.

Mining, securities house, pulp and paper-linked issues comprised those that gained the most in the opening minutes after the morning bell.

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 07:50 IST
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