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Tokyo stocks close 0.31% lower

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Tokyo stocks closed 0.31 percent lower on Wednesday, weighed down by investor caution after four days of gains and weak Chinese data.

The Nikkei 225 index slipped 43.18 points to 14,055.56 while the Topix index of all first-section issues edged up 0.17 percent, or 1.97 points, to 1,173.81.

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