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Tokyo's Nikkei index edges down


[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index slipped 0.31 per cent on Wednesday with investors jittery over US protectionist policies and concerns over fuel costs linked to a rise in oil prices.

The Nikkei 225 index lost 70.23 points to close at 22,271.77 while the broader Topix index was up 0.02 per cent or 0.38 points at 1,731.45.


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