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Nikkei Falls Back Sharply as Components Plunge

Nikkei Falls Back Sharply as Components Plunge

   Tokyo, Nov. 24 (Jiji Press)--The Nikkei stock average turned sharply lower Wednesday, with selling hitting hard some heavily weighted components of the key market gauge.
   The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange gave up 471.45 points, or 1.58 pct, to close at 29,302.66, after rising 28.24 points Monday. The Tokyo market was closed Tuesday for a national holiday.

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