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Tokyo: Shares open lower after Wall Street slips

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 08:35


[TOKYO] Tokyo shares opened lower on Wednesday as a firm yen weighed on exporters and Wall Street and crude prices slipped.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.25 per cent, or 49.60 points, to 19,628.25 in early trade while the Topix index of all first-section issues lost 0.28 per cent, or 4.33 points, to 1,568.34.


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