Japan Stocks Fall as Toshiba Slides on New Accounting Problems

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  • Topix index extends biggest monthly loss in three years
  • China's official factory gauge falls to lowest in three years

Japanese stocks fell, after the Topix index posted its worst monthly drop in three years, amid concern about China’s slowing economy and spiraling stock-market losses. Toshiba Corp. slid after saying it found new accounting problems.

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