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Tokyo: Stocks open lower

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 08:34

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares opened lower on Friday as the yen strengthened against the US dollar after the Fed decision to keep interest rate low lent pressure on the US currency.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.28 per cent, or 47.78 points, to 16,759.84 in opening deals, while the Topix index of all first-section issues fell 0.47 per cent or 6.30 points at 1,346.37.

Financial markets in Tokyo were closed on Thursday for a national holiday.


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