Tokyo stocks open lower as US-Japan trade talks continue

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TOKYO, Aug 10, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on
Friday as investors awaited the outcome of US-Japan trade talks while
shrugging off solid Japan growth data.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.17 percent or 38.99 points to
22,559.40 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.22 percent
or 3.82 points at 1,736.34.