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Tokyo: Stocks close lower, Takata dives on bankruptcy fears

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 14:34

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks snapped a three-day winning streak on Wednesday as energy firms were hit by a slump in oil prices, while airbag maker Takata dived again on bankruptcy fears.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.45 per cent, or 91.62 points, to close at 20,138.79, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.35 per cent, or 5.69 points, at 1,611.56.

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