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Nikkei ends down after N.Korean missile launches

Written by: Staff

TOKYO, July 5 (Reuters) The Nikkei average fell for the first time in five sessions on Wednesday, declining 0.73 per cent after a series of missile tests by North Korea raised fears about security in Asia.

Shares of some of Japan's flagship firms were among the decliners, with auto makers Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. both dropping about 2 percent.

The Nikkei ended down 114.56 points at 15,523.94, snapping a four-day winning streak.

The TOPIX index lost 0.78 per cent to 1,589.97.


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