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Japan's household spending dipped 10.2 percent in September on-year, according to the internal affairs ministry data released before the opening bell.
Japan's household spending dipped 10.2 percent in September on-year, according to the internal affairs ministry data released before the opening bell.
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Tokyo stocks closed lower Monday on profit-taking after falls on Wall Street with US President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9-trillion stimulus plan largely priced in.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.97%, or 276.97 points, to end at 28 242.21, while the broader Topix index slipped 0.60%, or 11.12 points, to 1 845.49.

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