Tokyo shares open high

Tokyo: Tokyo shares opened higher on Tuesday as sentiment here was boosted by a stronger-than-expected revised July-September gross domestic product data for Japan, but buying was held by declines in the overnight US market.

At 9.15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average inched up 19.84 points, or 0.10 percent, from Monday to 19,717.99, Xinhua reported.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange edged down 0.64 point, or 0.04 percent, to 1,584.57.

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