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Japan Hot Stocks-Tokyo Electron climbs on robust orders

TOKYO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The benchmark Nikkei average

shed 1.3 percent and the broader TOPIX dropped 1.2 percent in early trade on Wednesday. The following stock was on the move:

**TOKYO ELECTRON RISES AFTER Q2 ORDERS BEAT EXPECTATIONS**

Tokyo Electron Ltd advanced 1.5 percent to 3,315 yen after its second quarter orders came in at 75 billion yen, above market expectations of between 50 and 60 billion yen, traders said.

The producer of semiconductor and LCD making equipment has fallen 15.5 percent so far this year, underperforming a 2.3 percent rise in the Nikkei.

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(Reporting by Dominic Lau; Editing by Joseph Radford)

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