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Tokyo: Stocks open lower as yen rebounds

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 08:26

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday as the yen edged up against the dollar, weighing on Japanese exporters.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.27 per cent, or 55.34 points, to 20,140.14 in the first few minutes of trading, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.25 per cent, or 4.02 points, at 1,63.12.

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