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Tokyo stocks rise on cheaper yen

2019-03-15 HKT 08:29
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  • Investors are also awaiting the Bank of Japan's policy board decision. Photo: Shutterstock
    Investors are also awaiting the Bank of Japan's policy board decision. Photo: Shutterstock
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday with a cheaper yen supporting the market, as investors awaited the Bank of Japan's policy board decision later in the day.

The Nikkei 225 index added 0.62 percent, or 130.98 points, to 21,418.00 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.55 percent, or 8.80 points, at 1,597.09. (AFP)