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Tokyo: Stocks open flat after global sell-off

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 08:35


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened flat on Wednesday following a sharp sell-off on US and European markets on fears over a slowdown in global economic growth.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange edged down 5.12 points to 15,727.70 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares eased 0.17 per cent, or 2.18 points, to 1,266.19.


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