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Tokyo Stocks Jump By Break After Upbeat Us Jobs Data.

Tokyo stocks rallied today morning as better-than-expected us jobs data lifted sentiment and weakened the yen, giving a boost to exporters.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index soared 1.99 percent to reach 16,577.75 points by the break, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.50 percent to 1,299.06 points.

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