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Tokyo: Stocks open lower


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday with investors showing caution over political confusion in Washington and the fate of US President Donald Trump's economic agenda.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.21 per cent, or 41.59 points, to 20,038.05 in early trading, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.13 per cent, or 2.09 points, at 1,624.75.


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