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Tokyo stocks lose ground on Wall St.'s retreat, sluggish factory output data

Xinhua, October 31, 2016 Adjust font size:

Tokyo stocks lost ground Monday morning as U.S. shares fell at the end of last week on a new e-mail probe on presidential nominee Hillary Clinton by the FBI, with poor factory output data here also adding to a dour market mood.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dropped 76.93 points, or 0.44 percent, from Friday to 17,369.48.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 4.39 points, or 0.32 percent, to 1,388.02.

Issues that led decliners by the morning break comprised glass and ceramic product, rubber product and mining-linked stocks. Enditem