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Tokyo: Nikkei index opens slightly lower, traders eye G-20


[TOKYO] Tokyo's leading Nikkei stocks index opened marginally lower on Tuesday after a quiet Wall Street session with all eyes on a heavily anticipated US-China meeting at the Group of 20 summit later this week.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.03 per cent or 5.44 points at 21,280.55 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.12 per cent or 1.89 points at 1,549.63.