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Tokyo: Shares open flat as stronger yen hits exporters

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares were flat at the start of trade on Thursday, following three days of gains as a stronger yen weighed on exporters.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index ticked up 0.07 per cent, or 10.77 points, to 16,242.20 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares also edged up 0.07 per cent, or 0.87 points, to 1,301.13.


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