TOKYO, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher Friday, despite Wall Street's weak tone overnight, as energy-linked issues found favor and bounced back after the market's recent retreat.
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As of 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 50.88 points, or 0.22 percent, from Thursday to 23,089.46.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, added 2.18 points, or 0.13 percent, at 1,691.56.
Mining, oil and coal product, and iron and steel-oriented issues comprised those that gained the most in the opening minutes after the morning bell.