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Tokyo: Stocks fall as Trump drug tweet hits pharma firms

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 14:53

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks fell Wednesday for the fourth straight session, as pharma firms slipped after US President Donald Trump's repeated warnings that he would move to bring down high drug prices.

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 fell 0.47 per cent, or 90.12 points, to 19,254.03, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.31 per cent, or 4.79 points, to end at 1,550.25.


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