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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Wednesday


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday as shares that lost rights to receive dividends weighed on the market despite gains on Wall Street.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.32 per cent or 67.73 points at 21,360.66 in early trade, while the broader Topix index slipped 0.64 per cent or 10.30 points to 1,607.64.


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