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Japan's Nikkei rises at open on Wall Street's gains

IANS  |  Tokyo 

stocks opened higher on Thursday as solid data in the US for durable goods orders helped advance overnight, which saw risk for issues here improve.

As of 9:15 am local time (5:45 am IST), the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 230.48 points, or 1.08 percent, from Wednesday to 21,520.72, reported.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Stock Exchange, meanwhile, gained 14.11 points, or 0.89 percent, to 1,606.18.

Oil and coal product, pulp and paper, and iron and steel-oriented issues comprised those that advanced the most in the opening minutes after the morning bell.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 06:56 IST
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