Nikkei ends at 16-month low on yen, U.S. economy

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(Updates to close) TOKYO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average ended at a 16-month closing low on Wednesday, as a stronger yen and a weaker outlook for the U.S. economy depressed exporters such as Honda Motor Co Ltd . The Nikkei ended down 2.5 percent or 373.86 points at 14,837.66, its lowest close since July 24, 2006. The broader TOPIX fell to a more than two-year low, down 2.1 percent at 1,438.72. (Reporting by Taiga Uranaka)

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