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Tokyo: Stocks end longest rally since 1988

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[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark index lost 0.13 per cent on Tuesday, ending its longest winning streak in more than a quarter of a century.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which had risen for 12 days straight, fell 26.68 points to 20,543.19 at the close, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares lost 0.26 percent, or 4.35 points, to hit 1,674.21.

AFP