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Tokyo: Stocks down, Fed meeting in focus

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks eased off a 15-month high Tuesday as investors took their cash off the table ahead of a key US central bank meeting.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.12 per cent, or 24.25 points, to finish at 19,609.50, while the Topix index of all first-section issues fell 0.16 per cent, or 2.50 points, to 1,574.90.


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