BUSINESS Tokyo stocks open higher as investors buy on dips

BUSINESS

Tokyo stocks open higher as investors buy on dips

Xinhua

10:15, May 10, 2019

TOKYO, May 10 (Xinhua) - Tokyo stocks opened higher Friday as firms reporting solid earnings attracted buying on dips, although gains were capped by ongoing global economic concerns.

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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (Photo: AP)

In the opening minutes from the morning bell, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 84.70 points, or 0.40 percent, from Thursday to 21,486.83.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, rose 6.04 points, or 0.39 percent, at 1,556.75.

Pharmaceutical, machinery, and oil and coal product-linked issues comprised early notable advancers. 

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