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Tokyo: Stocks fall 0.10%, snaps five-day winning streak


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks lost early gains to finish 0.10 per cent lower on Wednesday, as investors locked in profits after a five-day winning streak.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which on Tuesday closed at a fresh 15-year high, slipped 18.28 points to 18,585.20, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was flat, edging down 0.04 per cent, or 0.66 points, to 1,507.62.