Nikkei Edges Up, Investors Cautious Before Trump's Speech

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Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Tuesday after U.S. stocks rose, but gains were limited as the market awaited a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump for details of his infrastructure spending and tax plans to Congress.

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The Nikkei rose 0.1 percent to 19,118.99.

The broader Topix gained 0.1 percent to 1,535.32 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 0.1 percent to 13,748.21.

(Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)