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Tokyo: Nikkei index closes flat


[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark index finished flat on Tuesday after late bargain-hunting offset early losses, while investors nervously eye Greece's tense bailout talks.

The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which was down 0.62 per cent at the break, edged up 0.02 per cent, or 3.93 points, to close at 19,624.84, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares rose 0.25 per cent, or 3.94 points, at 1,602.27.