Tokyo stocks opened higher Friday, as initial results of Britain's nailbiting vote on its European Union membership trickled in.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 0.59 percent, or 95.52 points, to 16,333.87 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.70 percent, or 9.13 points, to 1,307.84.
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