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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Monday

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 08:56


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday after the yen rose and as investors awaited more information on North Korea's firing of ballistic missiles, three of which landed in Japanese waters.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.52 per cent, or 100.67 points, to 19,368.50 in early trading, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.35 per cent, or 5.40 points, at 1,552.65.


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