Tokyo stocks open higher as U.S-Mexico make deal, tariffs indefinitely suspended

TOKYO, June 10 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened higher Monday as the market mood was brightened after the United States indefinitely suspended slapping tariffs on Mexico in return for more stringent efforts to control illegal border crossings.

As of 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 246.50 points, or 1.18 percent, from last Friday to 21,131.21.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, gained 15.77 points, or 1.03 percent, at 1,548.16.

Textile and apparel, oil and coal product, and electric appliance-linked issues comprised those that gained the most in the opening minutes after the morning bell.

[ Editor: WPY ]


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