BUSINESS Tokyo stocks open lower on Wall Street's weak overnight lead

BUSINESS

Tokyo stocks open lower on Wall Street's weak overnight lead

Xinhua

09:09, May 21, 2019

TOKYO, May 21 (Xinhua) - Tokyo stocks opened lower Tuesday as investor sentiment was dampened following a weak lead from Wall Street overnight.

AP_19140105805624_副本.jpg

People stand by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 20, 2019.(Photo: AP)

In the opening minutes after the morning bell, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dropped 108.81 points, or 0.51 percent, from Monday to 21,192.92.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, lost 9.03 points, or 0.58 percent, at 1,545.89.

Electric appliance, marine transportation and mining-linked issues comprised early notable decliners. 

Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue