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Tokyo: Stocks close down after 3-day winning streak

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Tokyo stocks closed lower Tuesday as investors locked in profits after three straight days in positive territory, while they were cautiously assessing the impact of deadly floods and landslides on local economies.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed lower Tuesday as investors locked in profits after three straight days in positive territory, while they were cautiously assessing the impact of deadly floods and landslides on local economies.

The key Nikkei 225 index fell 0.44 per cent or 99.75 points to 22,614.69 while the broader Topix index was down 0.34 per cent or 5.44 points at 1,571.71.

AFP

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