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Tokyo: Stocks down after Wall Street tech sell-off

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[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei slipped Tuesday, tracking falls on Wall Street led by a technology sell-off with Japanese market heavyweight SoftBank falling for a second day.

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index edged down 0.05 per cent, or 9.83 points, to 19,898.75, but the broader Topix index of all first-section issues rose 0.12 per cent, or 1.96 points, to 1,593.51.


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