Nikkei hits near 5-wk closing low on U.S. growth fears
TOKYO, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell to near a five-week closing low on Wednesday as soft U.S. manufacturing data and construction spending added to concerns about a global economic slowdown. The Nikkei shed 1.1 percent to 8,679.82, falling for the fifth straight session to log its longest losing run since early July and breaking below its 75-day moving average at 8,767.82. The broader Topix lost 1.2 percent to 718.09.
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