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Tokyo: Stocks fall 1.06% by the close

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed 1.06 per cent lower on Thursday, with videogame giant Nintendo and Canon tumbling after their latest earnings disappointed investors, and after Wall Street fell sharply.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 189.51 points to 17,606.22, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 1.14 per cent, or 16.34 points, to end at 1,413.58.