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Tokyo stocks edge down by break as yen weakens

TOKYO, Feb 8, (APP/AFP): Tokyo stocks pared most of their early
losses on Monday morning as the yen weakened slightly and after Japan published upbeat economic data.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange — which
opened down more than one percent — finished the morning 0.17 percent, or 29.01 points, lower at 16,790.58.
The broader Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 0.20 percent, or 2.75 points, to 1,366.22.