Tokyo stocks open lower after Wall Street slips

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Hong Kong stocks extend gains at open

TOKYO, Oct 31, (APP/AFP) – Tokyo stocks opened lower Monday, trailing losses on Wall Street last week triggered by fresh worries over US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s email scandal weeks ahead of the election.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.39 percent or 67.65 points to
17,378.76 while the Topix index gave up 0.31 percent, or 4.38 points, to 1,388.03.