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Tokyo: Stocks close down 0.14%


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks fell 0.14 per cent Tuesday, following US markets lower as investors kept a wary eye on China after weak manufacturing data reignited concerns about the world's number two economy.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 27.75 points to close at 20,520.36, while the broader Topix of all first-section shares inched down 0.01 per cent, or 0.23 points, to 1,659.83.