Tokyo shares close lower ahead of Fed decision

Tokyo shares closed lower Wednesday despite troubled Chinese property giant Evergrande agreeing a deal to avoid default on a key bond, with investors also eyeing the upcoming Federal Reserve meeting.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.67 percent or 200.31 points to end at 29,639.40, while the broader Topix index fell 1.02 percent or 21.00 points to 2,043.55.

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