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Tokyo: Stocks open lower after Wall Street drop

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Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday, with investor sentiment hit by a downswing on Wall Street.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday, with investor sentiment hit by a downswing on Wall Street.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.64 per cent, or 144.63 points, to 22,470.06 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.43 per cent or 6.81 points at 1,564.90.

AFP

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