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Tokyo: Stocks slip over Clinton e-mail woes

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[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark index edged lower Monday on the back of growing worries about US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's email controversy and ahead of a central bank policy announcement.

The Nikkei 225 index fell 0.12 per cent, or 21.39 points, to close at 17,425.02, while the Topix index of all first-section issues ticked up 0.04 per cent, or 0.61 points, to 1,393.02.