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Tokyo: Nikkei falls as strong yen sours mood before BOJ decision

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[TOKYO] Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Thursday as the market took a breather after the yen strengthened, while most investors stayed cautious awaiting decisions from the two-day Bank Of Japan policy meeting ending Friday.

The Nikkei dropped 1.1 per cent to 16,476.84.

The broader Topix shed 1.1 per cent to 1,307.00, and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 also slipped 1.1 per cent to 11,753.36.


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