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Tokyo: Stocks end lower on profit taking


[TOKYO] Tokyo shares ended lower Wednesday, as investors locked in profit following recent gains, although a broadly positive market sentiment remained intact, boosted by positive economic data and a US-China trade deal.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.55 per cent or 131.69 points at 23,934.43, while the broader Topix index lost 0.50 per cent or 8.80 points to 1,738.40.