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Tokyo stocks opened higher Monday on increased expectations for an economic revival here as more coronavirus-linked businesses restrictions were eased for Tokyo.

As of 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 113.42 points, or 0.52 percent, from Friday to 21,991.31.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, added 3.88 points, or 0.25 percent, at 1,567.55.

Metal product, air transportation and securities house-linked issues comprised those that gained the most in the opening minutes after the morning bell.

(XINHUA)

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