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Tokyo: Stocks close lower


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed lower on Thursday with major telecom firms plunging, while fresh concerns emerged over the prospects for the Chinese economy.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 1.06 per cent, or 232.81 points, to end at 21,687.65, while the broader Topix index lost 0.85 per cent, or 14.07 points, to 1,632.05.


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