Tokyo stocks open lower on Wall Street's losses after Tillerson firing
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
TOKYO, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened lower Wednesday following losses overnight on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
As of 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dropped 151.78 points, or 0.69 percent, from Tuesday to 21,816.32.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, dropped 9.57 points, or 0.55 percent, at 1,741.46.
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