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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Monday


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday, taking a weak lead from modest declines on Wall Street, while yen strength hurt sentiment.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.67 per cent, or 135.36 points, to 19,964.39 in early trading, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.69 per cent, or 11.30 points, at 1,618.69.


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