Tokyo stocks down 0.60% by break

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TOKYO (AFP) – Tokyo stocks fell 0.60 percent Thursday morning ahead of a Bank of Japan policy meeting and after the USFederal Reserve suggested interest rates would rise by year s end, but at a cautious pace.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 120.35 points to 20,098.92 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.5 percent, or 8.23 points, to 1,625.47.

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