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Tokyo: Stocks open lower after US government shutdown

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on Monday on investor caution as the dollar stayed weak after the US government shutdown.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.23 per cent or 54.77 points to 23,753.29 while the broader Topix index was down 0.11 per cent or 2.06 points at 1,887.68.


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