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Tokyo: Stocks close down 4.61% as Asian markets slump
[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark stock index dropped more than four per cent to finish at a six-month low on Monday, swept lower in a global equities rout as worries about China's economy deepen.
The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange plunged 4.61 per cent, or 895.15 points, to end at 18,540.68 - its lowest point since February - with bank shares tumbling and Toyota losing more than 6.0 per cent.
The broader Topix index of all first-section shares shed 5.86 per cent, or 92.14 points, to close at 1,480.87.