Tokyo Stocks Close Lower As Stronger Yen Hits Exporters


Tokyo stocks close lower as stronger yen hits exporters

TOKYO,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Augst,2016) - Tokyo stocks closed down in low-volume trade on Wednesday ahead of a public holiday with the stronger Yen hitting exporters including Toyota and cosmetics giant Shiseido. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.18 percent, or 29.85 points, to close at 16,735.12, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares lost 0.20 percent, or 2.66 points, to 1,314.83.