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Tokyo: Stocks close lower on pre-holiday profit taking


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors locked in profits ahead of a four-day holiday weekend in Japan.

The key Nikkei 225 index fell 0.58 per cent or 132.61 points to end at 22,751.61 while the broader Topix index lost 0.62 per cent or 9.78 points to 1,572.96.


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