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Tokyo: Stocks close 1.89% lower


[TOKYO] Japanese stocks closed 1.89 per cent lower on Wednesday amid a lack of strong trading cues on worries over China's economy and following a negative lead on Wall Street.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange tumbled 343.74 points to 17,891.00 by the close, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares dropped 2.15 per cent, or 32.30 points, to 1,470.83.


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