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Tokyo stocks gain on Xi's pledge to open Chinese economy

Apr 10. 2018
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By Agence France-Presse
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Tokyo stocks gained Tuesday as fears over a trade war between the US and China eased after Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to open his country's economy further.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.54 percent or 116.06 points to close at 21,794.32 while the broader Topix index was up 0.35 percent or 6.06 percent at 1,731.94.

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