Tokyo stocks open higher

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Tokyo, June 3 (IANS) Tokyo stocks made gains from the off on Friday as investors snapped up bargains following the market’s two-day run of closing lows which saw a wide range of issues oversold.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 126.81 points, or 0.77 percent, from Thursday to 16,689.36, Xinhua news agency reported.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, gained 8.09 points, or 0.61 percent, to 1,339.90.

Early notable gainers comprised textiles and apparels, retail, and fishery, agriculture and forestry-linked stocks.



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