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Tokyo: Stocks open lower as yen rises


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday, dragged down by a higher yen and worries over China.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which fell for three straight days to Friday before a long weekend, lost another 0.98 per cent or 232.01 points to 23,551.71 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.85 per cent or 15.26 points at 1,777.39.


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