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Tokyo: Stocks open lower as US-Japan trade talks continue


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on Friday as investors awaited the outcome of US-Japan trade talks while shrugging off solid Japan growth data.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.17 per cent or 38.99 points to 22,559.40 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.22 per cent or 3.82 points at 1,736.34.


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