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Tokyo: Stocks end lower as automakers hit by strong yen

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 14:39

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks fell Thursday as profit-taking and a yen rally dragged the key indexes lower, overshadowing another record close on Wall Street.

The index closed down 0.47 per cent, or 90.45 yen, to end the day at 19,347.53, while the Topix index of all first-section issues slipped 0.17 per cent, or 2.62 points, to 1,551.07.


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