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Tokyo stocks open lower after losses in US, Europe

TOKYO, Feb 8, (APP/AFP): Tokyo stocks opened down more than one
percent on Monday following sharp losses on financial markets in Europe and on Wall Street.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange declined
1.18 percent, or 198.68 points, to 16,620.91 in opening deals, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares dropped 1.26 percent, or 17.28 points, to 1,351.69.