TOKYO, June 26 ( Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks fell Wednesday morning, tracking overnight declines in U.S. shares, after remarks by top Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations for near-term interest rate cuts.
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The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average shed 117.16 points, or 0.55 percent, from Tuesday to 21,076.65.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, was down 6.25 points, or 0.40 percent, at 1,537.24.
Decliners were led by rubber product, electric power and gas, and farm and fishery issues.