You are here

Tokyo: Stocks close lower on US falls

rk_Nikkei-Japan_170920.jpg
Tokyo stocks closed lower on Thursday as investors were disheartened by falls in US high-tech shares, with the Bank of Japan's unchanged policy failing to support the market.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed lower on Thursday as investors were disheartened by falls in US high-tech shares, with the Bank of Japan's unchanged policy failing to support the market.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.67 per cent, or 156.16 points, at 23,319.37 at the close, while the broader Topix index ended down 0.36 per cent, or 5.95 points, at 1,638.40.

AFP

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to t.me/BizTimes