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Tokyo: Stocks open lower after winning streak


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday after a recent winning streak that catapulted the key index to an eight-month high.

The benchmark Nikkei 225, which rose for the seventh straight session to close at an eight-month high on Tuesday, gave up 0.35 per cent or 83.69 points to 23,856.57 in early trade. The broader Topix index was down 0.52 per cent or 9.48 points at 1,812.96.


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