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Tokyo: Shares fall on global jitters


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks extended losses on Friday, following a global market rout on worries including the diplomatic fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and fears of China's slowdown.

The Nikkei 225 index lost 0.56 per cent or 126.08 points to end at 22,532.08, while the broader Topix index gave up 0.69 per cent or 11.79 points to 1,692.85.


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