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Tokyo: Stocks lower after US stocks see first drop of 2018

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[TOKYO]Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday after Wall Street fell for the first time in 2018 the previous day, while a strong yen weighed on sentiment.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.58 per cent or 137.89 points to 23,650.31 in early trade while the broader Topix index opened down 0.49 per cent or 9.18 points at 1,882.93.

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