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Tokyo: Stocks close down 0.83% after three-day rally


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks fell 0.83 per cent on Friday, ending a three-day winning streak that pushed the benchmark index to a 15-year high, despite a fresh record close for the Nasdaq on Wall Street.

The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 167.61 points to end at 20,020.04, while the Topix index of all first-section shares eased 0.37 per cent, or 6.03 points, to 1,618.84.