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Tokyo: Stocks end flat after North Korea missile launch

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed flat Monday as North Korea's latest missile launch had a muted impact on markets, with all eyes on US, Japanese and Chinese economic data this week.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed 0.02 per cent, or 4.27 points, lower at 19,682.57, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.05 per cent, ot 0.79 points, to end the session at 1,570.21.

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