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Tokyo: Stocks open lower after tech selloff on Wall Street


[Tokyo] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday after a Facebook data breach scandal sent US stocks sharply down.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.79 per cent or 169.27 points to 21,311.63 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 0.66 per cent or 11.43 points at 1,708.54.