Tokyo's Nikkei share average opens down 0.49 pct

Last Updated: Fri, Sep 13, 2013 00:03 hrs
Passersby look at an electronic board displaying a rise in major market indices around the world, outside a brokerage in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's benchmark Nikkei average opened down 0.49 percent at 14,316.70 on Friday, while the broader Topix shed 0.43 percent to 1,179.26.

(Reporting by Tokyo markets team)

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