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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Wednesday

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Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday with investors discouraged by US President Donald Trump's negative tweets on China as the world's two biggest economies continue trade talks.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday with investors discouraged by US President Donald Trump's negative tweets on China as the world's two biggest economies continue trade talks.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.86 per cent or 187.04 points to 21,522.27 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.80 per cent or 12.54 points at 1,563.04.

AFP

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