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Tokyo stocks open higher
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Tokyo, Feb 15, 2018 (AFP) - Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday, shrugging off a stronger yen and tracking Wall Street gains on surprisingly positive US inflation data.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index advanced 1.09 percent, or 230.53 points, to 21,384.70 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.99 percent, or 16.89 points, at 1,719.61.
The dollar fetched 106.75 yen in early Asian ...