Tokyo's Nikkei share average opens up 0.71 pct

Last Updated: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 00:20 hrs
A man looks at an electronic monitor displaying share prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's benchmark Nikkei average opened up 0.71 percent at 8,607.70 on Friday, while the broader Topix gained 0.47 percent to 717.34.

(Reporting by Tokyo markets team)

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