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TOKYO, Nov 20 AFP

November 20 2012, 5:36PM

Tokyo stocks closed 0.12 per cent down on Tuesday after three days of huge gains and as the Bank of Japan held off announcing fresh easing measures.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 10.56 points to 9,142.64 while the Topix index of all first-section shares eased 0.02 percent, or 0.12 points, to 762.04.