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Tokyo: Stocks opens down as yen remains firm

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 08:36

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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares opened slightly down on Monday as the yen remained stronger after a lacklustre US jobs report late Friday and the London attack Sunday escalated political uncertainties.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.21 per cent, or 41.86 points, to 20,135.42 in early trade, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 0.38 per cent, or 6.19 points, to sit at 1,606.01.

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