Tokyo stocks gain as U.S. stimulus hopes lift Wall Street higher

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TOKYO, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks gained Wednesday morning as investor sentiment was lifted by Wall Street's overnight rise on increased expectations for larger U.S. stimulus measures.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 161.61 points, or 0.57 percent, from Tuesday to 28,325.95, marking its highest intraday level since Aug. 9, 1990.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, added 2.26 points, or 0.12 percent, at 1,860.20.

Oil and coal product, mining and marine transportation-linked issues comprised those that gained the most by the morning break. Enditem

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