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Tokyo: Stocks close lower

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks fell Monday, tracking losses on Wall Street, with a strong yen dragging on exporters, while investors awaited key corporate earnings.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.62 per cent, or 124.08 points, to close at 19,975.67, while the Topix index of all first-section issues declined 0.52 per cent, or 8.42 points, to 1,621.57.


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