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Tokyo: Stocks open lower extending falls in US


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower Thursday, with the yen edging up on trade worries, after the US Federal Reserve lifted rates and signaled a more aggressive pace for additional hikes.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.62 per cent or 141.90 points to 22,824.48 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.6 per cent or 10.86 points at 1,789.51.


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