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Tokyo: Stocks down over 3% on eurozone fears, oil price fall


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks tumbled more than 3.0 per cent on Tuesday continuing a global equity market selloff fuelled by political turmoil in Greece that has fanned fears over the eurozone.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange dropped 525.52 points to finish at 16,883.19 as the stronger yen dragged exporter shares lower.