Tokyo stocks open lower on slowdown fears


TOKYO, Jan 15, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday,
weighed down by fears over a slowdown in the global economy.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.55 percent or 112.83 points to
20,246.87 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.54 percent
or 8.24 points at 1,521.49.