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Tokyo stocks edge up in morning on bright outlook for Japan economy

June 10, 2014

Tokyo stocks rose slightly Wednesday morning helped by a bright outlook for the Japanese economy shown by a government survey released before the session opened.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 42.60 points, or 0.28 percent, from Tuesday to 15,037.40. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 6.42 points, or 0.52 percent, to 1,235.15.

Major gainers included mining, insurance and communication shares.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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