Tokyo stocks open lower


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Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday after sharp rallies in the previous session as trade remained cautious ahead of a run of holidays including on Wednesday and most of next week.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.21 percent or 41.00 points at 19,742.22 in early trade, while the broader Topix index slipped 0.34 percent or 4.92 points to 1,442.33.