Nikkei opens up 0.6 pct, extends gain on Wall St

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TOKYO, Sep 20 (Reuters) Japan's Nikkei average opened 0.6 percent higher on Thursday, led by Fanuc Ltd, tracking an extended rally on Wall Street following the Federal Reserve's hefty rate cut.

As of 0001 GMT, the benchmark Nikkei was up 93.12 points at 16,474.66. The broader TOPIX index climbed 0.5 percent to 1,575.70.

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