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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on trade war worries


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday, extending a global selloff amid growing worries that US trade frictions with China could escalate.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.85 per cent, or 189.41 points, to 22,148.74 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.70 per cent, or 12.05 points, at 1,716.22.


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