Tokyo stocks close down on jitters over N. Korea

 05 Sep 2017 - 9:34

Tokyo stocks close down on jitters over N. Korea

AFP

Tokyo: Tokyo stocks fell Tuesday as jitters over North Korea's nuclear test dented sentiment, with Japan Post dropping after reports the massive firm is planning another share sale.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.63 percent, or 122.44 points, to 19,385.81 while the broader Topix index was down 0.80 percent, or 12.84 points, at 1,590.71.