Tokyo stocks open higher as trade worries ease

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TOKYO, Aug 28, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday as
worries over trade receded after the United States and Mexico announced a
breakthrough deal in rewriting a North American trade pact.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.69 percent or 157.07 points at
22,956.71 in early trade while the broader Topix index rose 0.69 percent or
11.88 points at 1,740.83.

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