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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Friday


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on Friday as troubled airbag supplier Takata rebounded sharply after erasing three quarters of its value on bankruptcy fears.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged down 0.01 per cent, or 2.93 points, to 20,107.58 in the first few minutes of trading, while the Topix index of all first-section issues slipped 0.08 per cent, or 1.23 points, to 1,609.15 yen.


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