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Tokyo: Shares end lower, snapping two-day rally

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 14:16
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[TOKYO] Tokyo shares snapped a two-day rally Tuesday with energy firms hit by a drop in oil prices and low-volume trading.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.61 per cent, or 100.83 points, to close at 16,497.36, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares lost 0.47 per cent, or 6.12 points, to 1,297.56.

AFP