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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on lingering trade war fears


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday with steelmakers and other exporters falling amid lingering worries of a trade war.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.43 per cent or 90.51 points to 21,091.13 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.44 per cent or 7.58 points at 1,700.76.