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Tokyo: Shares down; Toshiba jumps on chip sale approval

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 14:27

[TOKYO] Tokyo shares slipped Thursday, though Toshiba jumped after shareholders agreed to the sale of its memory chip unit to cover huge losses stemming from the troubled nuclear business.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.80 per cent, or 154.26 points, to 19,063.22, while the broader Topix declined 0.94 per cent, or 14.48 points, to 1,527.59.


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