Tokyo Shares Fall With BoJ Meeting In Focus

Tokyo shares fall with BoJ meeting in focus

TOKYO, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 28th july,2016) - Tokyo shares fell Thursday as a Bank of Japan policy meeting got under way, with markets waiting to see if policymakers unleash a fresh round of stimulus to kickstart sluggish growth. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 1.13 percent, or 187.98 points, to close at 16,476.84, having surged on Wednesday after the government announced its own huge package to rev up the economy. The broader Topix index of all first-section shares dropped 1.11 percent, or 14.67 points, to 1,307.00.