Stocks in Japan Open Lower

Stocks in Japan traded lower Thursday on the heels of a wild day of U.S. trading that ended in a 4%-plus drop for U.S. markets.

The Nikkei (N225) was down 1.3% at the end of its morning trading session, rebounding a bit after opening with a loss of nearly 2%. Stocks in Hong Kong also opened lower, with the Hang Seng (HSI) index dropping 1.2% in early trading.

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