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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Monday

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday as technology and electronics shares lost ground following a sell-off of US tech highflyers.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index dropped 0.57 per cent, or 114.84 points, to 19,898.42 while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.21 per cent, or 3.38 points, at 1,588.28.

AFP

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