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Nikkei falls on geopolitical concerns

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The Japan share market finished session slight lower on Thursday, 10 August 2017, as risk sentiments remained downbeat amid geopolitical concerns over the Korean Peninsula while some investors squared away positions ahead of the three-day Obon holiday weekend here in Japan. Most of the TSE sectors declined with insurance, bank and construction-linked shares comprised those that declined the most.

The finished down 8.97 points, or 0.1%, at 19,729.74. The broader Topix shed 0.65 point to 1,617.25. Tokyo markets closed Friday for Japan public holiday.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 17:42 IST