Tokyo stocks open higher

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Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday, extending rallies on Wall Street with investors eyeing China's GDP figures due later in the day.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 1.87 percent or 360.87 points at 19,651.07 in early trade, while the broader Topix index rose 1.16 percent or 16.55 points to 1,438.79.