Tokyo stocks opened lower early Monday on worries over Greece bailout and turmoil in the eurozone.
At 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average moved 140.04 points, or 0.8 percent lower, from Friday to 17,371.71.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 10.76 points, or 0.77 percent, to 1,392. 46.
Major losers included steel and iron, mining and brokerage issues.