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Tokyo stocks edge up after 3-day losing streak

January 27, 2014

TOKYO , Jan. 28 -- ( Kyodo ) _ Tokyo stocks rose Tuesday morning after their three-day losing streak, thanks to bargain-hunting buying, but gains were limited as many investors awaited the Federal Reserve's upcoming policy decision. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 14.79 points, or 0.10 percent, from Monday to 15,020.52. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 3.12 points, or 0.25 percent, to 1,232.35. Major advancers were those in machinery, nonferrous metal and insurance industries while mining, air transport and fishery and agriculture issues continued to decline.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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