Tokyo stocks close up on Fed chief's dovish signal

Tokyo stocks rose on Thursday, extending US rallies on growing expectations of a rate cut, while Nintendo surged after the game giant unveiled a scaled back, cheaper version of its Switch console.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.51% to close at 21 643.53, while the broader Topix Index was up 0.47% at 1 578.63.

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76301.52
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Resource 10
58446.02
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