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Tokyo: Stocks fall 1.17% by close on strong yen

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks fell 1.17 per cent Friday as a stronger yen took the air out of the market after another round of discouraging US data, with investors now gearing up for the Japanese earnings season.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange dropped 232.89 points to close at 19,652.88, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was down 0.67 per cent, or 10.73 points, to 1,588.69.

AFP

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