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Tokyo stocks start the week in the red

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday, kicking off the week in the red following several days of extreme volatility on global markets due to rising US interest rates and a US-China trade war.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was lower by 0.78 per cent or 177.31 points at 22,517.35 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 0.63 per cent or 10.68 points at 1,691.77.

AFP

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