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Tokyo: Stocks open lower as yen rises

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Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday, with investor sentiment dampened by a strong yen and drops on Wall Street.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday, with investor sentiment dampened by a strong yen and drops on Wall Street.

The key Nikkei 225 index fell 0.50 per cent or 114.37 points to 22,543.01 in early trade after three days of losses, while the broader Topix index dropped 0.54 per cent or 8.51 points to 1,560.61.

AFP

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