BUSINESS Tokyo stocks open higher after lifting state of emergency

BUSINESS

Tokyo stocks open higher after lifting state of emergency

AFP

08:16, May 26, 2020

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Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday after Japan lifted a nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus, gradually reopening the world's third-largest economy.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.86 percent or 177.91 points at 20,919.56 in early trade, while the broader Topix index edged up 0.67 percent or 10.03 points to 1,512.23. 

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