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Tokyo: Shares continue slide on lower oil prices

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 14:20
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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares slipped for a second straight session on Tuesday as lower oil prices hurt sentiment, with investors now eyeing a G7 leaders' summit in Japan this week.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange shed 0.94 per cent, or 155.84 points, to close at 16,498.76, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 0.91 per cent, or 12.18 points, to 1,326.50.

AFP