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RPT-Tokyo April core CPI falls 0.1 pct yr/yr

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TOKYO, May 1 (Reuters) - Core consumer prices in Tokyo fell 0.1 percent in April from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.

The core consumer price index for Japan’s capital, which includes oil products but excludes fresh food prices, compared with economists' median estimate for a 0.1 percent annual rise. (Reporting by Hiroko Hamada)