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Tokyo stocks edge lower on declines in European, U.S. shares

July 8, 2014



Tokyo stocks continued to drop Wednesday as overnight declines in major European and U.S. bourses hurt investor sentiment.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended down 11.76 points, or 0.08 percent, from Tuesday at 15,302.65. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished 4.88 points, or 0.38 percent, lower at 1,270.82.

Major decliners included marine transport, iron and steel shares as well as mining shares.



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Source: Japan Economic Newswire


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