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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Tuesday

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Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday as investors assessed the economic impact of the new virus outbreak from China.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday as investors assessed the economic impact of the new virus outbreak from China.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.55 per cent or 128.66 points to 23,394.58 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.52 per cent or 8.70 points to 1,679.07.

AFP