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Tokyo Stocks Drop on Profit-Taking after Nikkei Hits 31-Yr High

Tokyo Stocks Drop on Profit-Taking after Nikkei Hits 31-Yr High

   Tokyo, Sept. 15 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo stocks snapped its three-session winning streak Wednesday, as investors moved to lock in profits in response to the benchmark Nikkei average notching a 31-year high the day before.
   The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 158.39 points, or 0.52 pct, to close at 30,511.71, after rising 222.73 points Tuesday to mark its highest finish since Aug. 1, 1990.

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