Tokyo Stocks Slip By Break

Tokyo stocks slip by break

TOKYO, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 16th Augst,2016) - Tokyo shares slipped in low-volume trade on Tuesday morning, despite a surge in oil prices, with the market weighed by disappointing Japanese second-quarter GDP figures. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.25 percent, or 42.47 points, to 16,827.09 by the break, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares ticked down 0.05 percent, or 0.69 point, to 1,315.94.