Tokyo's Nikkei share average opens up 0.98 pct

Last Updated: Wed, Aug 08, 2012 00:10 hrs
A Tokyo Stock Exchange employee looks up at a monitor displaying market indices at the bourse in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's benchmark Nikkei average opened up 0.98 percent at 8,889.38 on Wednesday, while the broader Topix gained 0.86 percent to 750.07.

(Reporting by Tokyo markets team)

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