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Nikkei 225 preliminary close down 0.9% at 10,508.06

The best performers:
- Sharp Corp (+5.32%)
- Nitto Boseki Co (+4.07%)
- Sky Perf Jsat (+2.67%)

The worst performers:
- Mitsui Chemicals (-5.88%)
- Alps Elec Co Ltd (-5.84%)
- JFE Holdings Inc (-5.57%)

Print 06:00, 08 Jan 2013 - Asian News - Source: Newswires