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Japan shares open 0.83% lower

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Japanese shares opened 0.83 percent lower on Thursday after US stocks fell sharply on disappointing earnings reports.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 110.67 points to 13,272.22 in the first few minutes of trading.

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