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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Monday


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday, extending four days of losses as the yen remained strong on geopolitical risks.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which closed at a 2017 low on Friday, lost another 0.42 per cent, or 76.99 points, to 18,258.64 in early trading. The Topix index of all first-section issues fell 0.23 per cent, or 3.30 points, to 1,455.77.


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