Tokyo stocks fall in morning amid uncertainty over Mideast conflict


Tokyo stocks fell Tuesday morning as uncertainty over the conflict in the Middle East weighed on market sentiment.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average fell 170.96 points, or 0.55 percent, from Monday to 30,828.59. The broader Topix index was down 14.22 points, or 0.64 percent, at 2,224.59.

On the top-tier Prime Market, decliners were led by marine transportation, mining and bank issues.

Kyodo News

Kyodo News