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Tokyo: Stocks close lower on US tax reform jitters


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed lower on Monday, hit by fears of a delay in US corporate tax cuts and selling to lock in profits after recent gains.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 1.32 per cent, or 300.43 points, to 22,380.99 while the broader Topix index was down 0.94 per cent, or 16.95 points, to 1,783.49.


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