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Tokyo's Nikkei opens down nearly 2% after Wall Street rout
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Tokyo, Aug 15, 2019 (AFP) - Tokyo's key Nikkei index opened down nearly two percent on Thursday after Wall Street shares nosedived on fears for the global economy.
The Nikkei 225 index was down 1.93 percent or 398.51 points at 20,256.62 in early trade, while the broader Topix index dropped 2.01 percent or 30.14 points to 1,469.36.
"The Japanese stock market is sl ...