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Tokyo: Stocks open sharply lower after Wall St plunge

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened sharply lower on Tuesday with investor sentiment hit by plunges on Wall Street driven by US-China trade war fears and a stronger yen.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 1.51 per cent or 323.94 points to 21,064.64 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 1.25 per cent or 21.41 points at 1,687.37.


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