Japan's Topix Posts Longest Weekly Losing Streak in 19 Months

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  • Stocks fall in Tokyo as investors await U.S. payrolls report
  • U.S. futures slip after S&P 500 pared gains in afternoon trade

Japanese stocks slumped, driving the Topix index to its longest losing weekly streak since February 2014, as investors await a U.S. jobs report to provide the last major clue on the state of the world’s biggest economy before the Federal Reserve next meets.

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