Nikkei marginally lower, weak futures dampens mood

 TOKYO, March 28 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei was marginally
lower on Monday, with a weak close for Nikkei futures in Chicago
at the end of last week offsetting any optimism from gains on
Wall Street.	
 Nikkei futures last traded at 9,400 in Chicago (2NKc1: Quote, Profile, Research), 50
points lower the close in Osaka (JNIc1: Quote, Profile, Research).	
 The benchmark Nikkei was down 0.2 percent, or 20.42
points, at 9,515.71. The broader Topix index was flat at
857.42.	
 
(Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa)	
	
 	
 	
	
	
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Nikkei marginally lower, weak futures dampens mood