Tokyo shares open lower

Tokyo, Jan 26 (IANS) Tokyo shares opened trading on Tuesday sharply lower on poor US market performance overnight and a fresh slide for oil prices.

At 9.15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average plunged 375.01 points, or 2.19 percent, from Monday to 16,735.90, reported Xinhua.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was down 29.95 points, or 2.15 percent, to 1,362.68.

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