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Tokyo: Stocks open lower as yen rises

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[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.

AFP

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