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Tokyo: Cautious open for stocks as trade fears linger


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened almost flat on Wednesday, with trade war fears lingering despite optimistic comments from US President Donald Trump that helped US shares recover losses from earlier in the week.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up just 0.01 per cent or 1.85 points at 21,069.08 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.13 per cent, or 2.02 points, at 1,537.00.


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