TOKYO, March 4. /TASS/. Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday amid risk aversion after a subway blast in St. Petersburg. Nikkei index dropped 0.59% at the opening trade to 18,932.05 points. TOPIX lost 0.62% amounting to 1,514.48 points.
Dollar traded in upper 110 yen level, down almost 0.8 yen compared with the previous trading day, in early Tokyo deals, according to Kyodo news agency.