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Tokyo: Stocks open lower after US-North Korea summit cancelled

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday, hit by pessimism after Washington called off a planned summit with North Korea.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.27 per cent or 60.14 points to 22,376.87 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.33 per cent or 5.79 points at 1,769.86.

AFP

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