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

July 7, 2014

Tokyo stocks fell Tuesday morning as overnight losses on Wall Street and the dollar's drop to the upper 101 yen zone hurt investor sentiment.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average shed 70.98 points, or 0.46 percent, from Monday to 15,308.46. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was down 5.61 points, or 0.44 percent, to 1,274.26.

Major decliners included brokerage, iron and steel issues as well as rubber products.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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