A man walks past an electric quotation board flashing the Nikkei key index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in front of a securities company in Tokyo on March 3, 2016. AFP PHOTO / Toru YAMANAKA
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Tokyo stocks fell Monday, slipping for the first session in five as a stronger yen weighed on exporters and investors turned to profit-taking following recent gains.The gains come after a hammering at the start of the year, and Tokyo's two key indices are still down more than 11 percent in 2016 .The dollar fell to 113.65 yen from 113.79 yen in New York late Friday.Toyota lost 2.07 percent to 6,100 yen, while mobile carrier SoftBank dropped 1.82 percent to 5,754 yen.Higher oil prices failed to lift petroleum-linked shares, with JX Holdings falling 1.96 percent to 469.9 yen and Inpex off 2.14 percent at 950.5 yen.
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