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Tokyo stocks fall in morning on stronger yen, Wall St. losses

May 14, 2014

Tokyo stocks fell Thursday morning as overnight declines in U.S. shares and the dollar's fall into the 101 yen range hurt investor sentiment.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average shed 126.07 points, or 0.88 percent, from Wednesday to 14,279.69. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was down 9.95 points, or 0.84 percent, to 1,173.20.

Major decliners included brokerage, insurance, and automaker issues.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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