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Tokyo: Shares open lower on stronger yen, Fed worries


[TOKYO] Tokyo shares opened lower on Tuesday, as a stronger yen hurt exporters and following a weak lead from Wall Street, with traders worried over US central bank policy.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 0.30 per cent, or 49.56 points, to 16,605.04 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first section shares was down 0.34 per cent, or 4.57 points, at 1,334.11.


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