Stock Market LIVE Updates: Domestic indices set to open lower ahead of Fed rate hike decision

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Tokyo stocks opened lower Wednesday, extending falls on Wall Street ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting widely expected to produce a three-quarter-point interest rate hike. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.95 percent, or 262.27 points, at 27,426.15 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 0.80 percent, or 15.53 points, at 1,931.74.

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