Tokyo: Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday as investors took heart from a slightly cheaper yen an
Tokyo: Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday as investors took heart from a slightly cheaper yen and a rebound in US shares.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.39 percent or 84.43 points at 21,591.97 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 0.27 percent or 4.40 points at 1,620.29.
The dollar edged up to 113.10 yen in early Asian trade from 113.04 yen in New York.
On Wall Street, share prices recovered as the technology sector ended a two-day haemorrhage, although analysts said the respite may be temporary.

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