Tokyo shares close down 0.70 per cent

PHOTO: Tokyo shares close down 0.70 per cent

TOKYO - The Tokyo stock market lost 0.70 per cent on Monday in thin trading following weaker-than-expected Japanese GDP data.

The benchmark 225 Nikkei index closed down 95.76 points to 13,519.43, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.55 per cent, or 6.29 points, to 1,134.62.

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