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TOKYO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Wednesday as concerns over the future course of the global economy increased.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dropped 131.40 points, or 0.61 percent, from Tuesday to close the day at 21,456.38.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, lost 4.80 points, or 0.30 percent, to finish at 1,581.70.
Mining, marine transportation and insurance-linked issues comprised those that declined the most by the close of play.