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Tokyo: Stocks close down 2.38% at two-month low


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks fell 2.38 per cent to a fresh two-month low on Tuesday, tracking a sell-off on Wall Street, as a stronger yen hit exporters on the first day of trade after a long weekend.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange tumbled 364.04 points to 14,936.51, its lowest since early August, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 2.32 per cent, or 28.82 points, at 1,214.27. - AFP