Tokyo shares close down 2.10pc on weak China data

November 2, 2015 9:15 AM

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TOKYO: Tokyo's benchmark index dropped 2.10 percent Monday, ending a three-day winning run after disappointing Chinese manufacturing data fuelled fears about the state of the world's number two economy.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange had tumbled 399.86 points to 18,683.24 by the close, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares sank 2.00 percent, or 31.23 points, to 1,526.97.

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