BUSINESS Tokyo stocks open lower on worries over economy

BUSINESS

Tokyo stocks open lower on worries over economy

AFP

08:17, October 03, 2019

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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 percent or 383.80 points at 21,394.81 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 1.74 percent or 27.73 points at 1,568.56.

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