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Tokyo: Stocks open lower after Spain attack

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday, following sharp falls in New York on a deadly attack in Spain and rising concerns over the fate of President Donald Trump's economic agenda.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 1.19 per cent, or 233.84 points, to 19,468.79 in the first few minutes of trade while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 1.17 per cent, or 18.89 points, at 1,595.93.


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