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Investors cautious as Japan resumes trading after historic crash

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A man works at the Tokyo Stock Exchange after the market reopened in Tokyo on Oct. 2 following a major system outage the previous day.    © Reuters

TOKYO -- The Tokyo Stock Exchange reopened trading on Friday, bringing some relief to market participants who were unable to execute trades on Thursday due to a system outage that halted all activity.

Trading began at 9 a.m. as normal and without limits, based on Wednesday's close as starting prices. The TSE replaced its equipment that caused the system failure and confirmed that the trading system worked without problems.

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