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Tokyo: Stocks fall, Nintendo dives on new console reveal


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks fell off a six-month high Friday as investors locked in profits, while Nintendo dived with markets left underwhelmed following a sneak peak at its new games console.

The Nikkei 225 index, which were up at the lunch break, slipped 0.30 per cent, or 50.91 points, to close at 17,184.59, ending a five-day winning streak.

The Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.40 per cent, or 5.51 points, at 1,365.29.