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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on worries over economy

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Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday following losses on Wall Street after lacklustre US jobs data exacerbated recession fears.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday following losses on Wall Street after lacklustre US jobs data exacerbated recession fears.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 1.76 per cent or 383.80 points at 21,394.81 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 1.74 per cent or 27.73 points at 1,568.56.

AFP

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