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Tokyo: Shares close 2.43% lower on China worries


[TOKYO] Tokyo shares closed down 2.43 per cent Tuesday after renewed worries about the Chinese economy outweighed better-than-expected revised Japanese GDP figures.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 433.39 points to 17,427.08, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 2.00 per cent, or 28.94 points, to 1,416.71.