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Tokyo: Stocks open lower as Syria strike fears weigh


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday, weighed down by uncertainty over Syria as US President Donald Trump threatened military action in the war-torn country.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.13 per cent or 28.33 points to 21,658.77 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down also 0.13 per cent, or 2.20 points, at 1,723.10.


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