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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Monday


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday with a strong yen pushing exporters down while investors waited to see details of the new US president's economic policies.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.99 per cent, or 189.64 points, to 18,948.27 in the first few minutes while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 1.04 per cent, or 15.89 points, to 1,517.57.


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