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Tokyo: Shares open down on weaker oil prices


[TOKYO] Tokyo shares resumed their slide from the previous day in opening deals on Thursday, following losses on Wall Street and a dip in oil prices.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 0.13 per cent, or 21.59 points, to 16,979.39 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.30 per cent, or 4.13 points, to 1,360.07.


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