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Tokyo Stocks Slide on Profit-Locking

Tokyo Stocks Slide on Profit-Locking

   Tokyo, Feb. 19 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo stocks went down for the third straight day Friday as an overnight decline in U.S. stocks accelerated profit-taking selling.
   The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange sank 218.17 points, or 0.72 pct, to close at 30,017.92. The benchmark index fell 56.10 points on Thursday.

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