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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

TOKYO —

Tokyo stocks gained 1.35% on Wednesday, encouraged by gains on Wall Street as investors await the outcome of a crucial Federal Reserve policy meeting.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 193.69 points to 14,505.36, while the Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.97%, or 11.43 points, to 1,193.07.

(C) 2013 AFP



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