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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Friday

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday as investors turned cautious ahead of the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.11 per cent, or 20.66 points, to 19,051.59 in the first few minutes of trade while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.08 per cent, or 1.16 points, to 1,526.99.


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