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Tokyo shares up 1.25% by break

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Tokyo stocks rose 1.25 percent in the morning session Friday, following a rally on European markets after the eurozone and British central banks signalled that easy-money policies will remain in place.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 175.46 points to 14,194.39 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.93 percent, or 10.90 points, to 1,181.61.

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