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Tokyo: Stocks close down 0.59%


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed 0.59 per cent lower on Wednesday, hit by a stronger yen and following a drop on Wall Street.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange eased 111.56 points to 18,703.60, while the Topix index of all first-section issues dropped 0.64 per cent, or 9.82 points, to 1,517.01.