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Tokyo stocks edge up in morning on positive earnings reports

July 29, 2014

Tokyo stocks rose slightly Wednesday morning on positive earnings reports.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 42.33 points, or 0.27 percent, from Tuesday to 15,660.40. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 1.71 points, or 0.13 percent, to 1,292.12.

Major gainers included steel, nonferrous metals and services shares.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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