You are here

Tokyo: Shares track Wall Street down

39824641 - 12_09_2016 - JAPAN-STOCKS.jpg

[TOKYO] Tokyo shares fell on Wednesday after Wall Street took a hit on declining oil prices, while traders are also fretting over the outlook for US interest rates.

The Tokyo Stock Exchange's benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.69 per cent, or 114.80 points, to close at 16,614.24.

The broader Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.62 per cent, or 8.25 points, at 1,314.74.


Market voices on:


Receive $80 Grab vouchers valid for use on all Grab services except GrabHitch and GrabShuttle when you subscribe to BT All-Digital at only $0.99*/month.

Find out more at

Powered by GET.comGetCom