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Tokyo: Stocks close down on concerns over US-China row


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks fell on Thursday on profit-taking as US President Donald Trump's decision to sign a bill supporting Hong Kong's rights cast doubts over the US-China trade deal.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.12 per cent, or 28.63 points, to close at 23,409.14, snapping a four-day winning streak. The broader Topix index declined 0.17 per cent, or 2.92 points, to 1,708.06.


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