Tokyo stocks retreat in early trading

Tokyo, Nov 10 (IANS) Tokyo stocks lost ground in early trading on Tuesday as a global equity rout saw investors opting to secure profits after a four-day run of closing highs.

As of 9.15 a.m. (local time), the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 129.24 points, or 0.66 percent, from Monday to 19,513.50, while the broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 10.19 points, or 0.64 percent, to 1,580.78, Xinhua reported.

Among notable early decliners were mining, oil and coal products and rubber-related issues.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply