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Tokyo: Stocks close lower as investors await Fed remarks

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Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday as cautious investors awaited remarks by the US Federal Reserve chief and key Chinese data later in the week.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday as cautious investors awaited remarks by the US Federal Reserve chief and key Chinese data later in the week.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.85 per cent or 200.14 points to end at 23,319.87 while the broader Topix was down 0.55 per cent or 9.34 points at 1,700.33.

AFP

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