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Tokyo stocks close lower as investors secure profits after recent winning streak

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

TOKYO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday as a positive lead from Wall Street set a solid tone coupled with a comparatively weak yen against the U.S. dollar, selling by investors to secure gains following the market's recent run of gains became prevalent.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 58.38 points, or 0.29 percent, from Wednesday to close the day at 19,807.44.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, dropped 5.20 ...