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Tokyo: Stocks end down despite surge in utilities on nuclear ruling

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[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark index closed lower for the seventh straight session on Wednesday, despite utilities booking strong gains after a court rejected a bid to shutdown Japan's only operating nuclear reactors.

The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange edged down 0.11 per cent, or 17.46 points, to close at 15,715.36, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was off 0.05 percent, or 0.62 points, at 1,267.75.

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