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Tokyo's Nikkei opens higher

Tokyo's key stock index opened higher on Thursday as investors monitored US-China trade talks in Washington.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.28 percent, or 59.47 points at 21,515.85 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.03 percent or 0.41 points at 1,581.29.