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Tokyo: Stocks dip on Trump protectionism fears

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 14:32

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks slipped Tuesday as exporters were hit in a yen rally fuelled by concerns over President Donald Trump's withdrawal from a global trade deal.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.55 per cent, or 103.04 points, to close at 18,787.99, while the Topix index of all first-section issues lost 0.55 per cent, or 8.30 points, to 1,506.33.


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