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Tokyo stocks open slightly higher after Wall St. gains

Xinhua, April 3, 2015 Adjust font size:

Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher in early trading Friday following overnight gains on Wall Street.

At 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was up 73.61 points, or 0.38 percent, from Thursday to 19,386.40. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 4.17 points, or 0.27 percent, to 1,558.34.

Major gainers included glass and ceramics, mining and food issues. Endi