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Tokyo stocks close down 0.41%

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Tokyo stocks fell 0.41 percent Tuesday on the back of a Wall Street plunge while jitters also set in after deadly blasts hit the Boston Marathon.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed down 54.22 points at 13,221.44, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 1.30 percent, or 14.79 points, at 1,119.20.

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