Tokyo's Nikkei share average opens up 0.53 pct

Tokyo's Nikkei share average opens up 0.53 pct

TOKYO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Japan's benchmark Nikkei average .N225 opened up 0.53 percent at 29,095.71 on Friday, while the broader Topix .TOPX gained 0.48 percent at 2,000.08.