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Tokyo: Stocks close lower after Wall Street drop

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Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with investor sentiment hit by a downswing on Wall Street.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with investor sentiment hit by a downswing on Wall Street.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.78 per cent or 176.04 points to end at 22,438.65 while the broader Topix index lost 0.92 per cent or 14.48 points at 1,557.23.

AFP

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