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Nikkei rebounds from 2-month low, Fast Retailing slumps

TOKYO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average rebounded in early trade on Friday from its lowest close in more than two months, but gains were capped by a 9 percent slide in index heavyweight Fast Retailing

after its earnings disappointed. The Nikkei added 0.1 percent to 8,555.45, while the broader Topix

advanced 0.7 percent to 718.66.

(Reporting by Dominic Lau; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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