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Tokyo: Stocks close lower with eyes on earnings

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Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday, tracking falls on Wall Street, as investors focused on corporate earnings that have been decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.

[Tokyo] Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday, tracking falls on Wall Street, as investors focused on corporate earnings that have been decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.49 per cent, or 99.43 points, to end at 20,267.05, while the broader Topix index slipped 0.14 per cent, or 2.03 points, to 1,474.69.

AFP

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