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Tokyo: Shares end lower as strong yen hits electronics firms


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks drifted lower Thursday, with investors looking past another record close on Wall Street as a pick up in the yen hit electronics firms.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.26 per cent, or 51.70 points, to 19,831.82 while the Topix index of all first-section issues lost 0.23 per cent, or 3.68 points, to end at 1,588.09.


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