Tokyo shares open lower after US losses

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday, tracking falls of tech shares on Wall Street, while a stronger yen weighed on the market.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.23 percent, or 64.10 points, to 27,622.30 at the open, while the broader Topix index lost 0.28 percent, or 5.41 points, to 1,942.90.