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Tokyo stocks up 2.04%, adds 346.62pts to 17,318.27pts

Tokyo stocks up 2.04%, adds 346.62pts to 17,318.27pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 2.04 percent Tuesday morning on bargain-hunting after tumbling a day earlier in response to data showing the Japanese economy had slumped into recession.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which lost almost three percent on Monday, was up 346.62 points or 2.04% at 17,318.27. The Topix index of all first-section shares gained 1.60 percent, or 21.88 points, to 1,388.01.