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Tokyo: Stocks slip as Greek debt talks collapse


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks edged down 0.09 per cent on Monday following the collapse of Greece's debt reform talks, which fuelled fears it will default and exit the eurozone.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 19.29 points to close at 20,387.79, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares inched up 0.03 per cent, or 0.44 points, to 1,651.92.