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Tokyo: Shares sag on fading hopes for US-China deal

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Tokyo stocks ended lower on Wednesday, dragged down by diminished hopes for an imminent US-China trade deal and a stronger yen.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks ended lower on Wednesday, dragged down by diminished hopes for an imminent US-China trade deal and a stronger yen.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 1.05 per cent, or 244.58 points, to 23,135.23, while the broader Topix index lost 0.20 per cent, or 3.46 points, at 1,703.27.

AFP

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