Nikkei hits 6-week low as Sony, tech stocks fall

Published: Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 6:33 [IST]

Tokyo, July 25: Japan's Nikkei average fell to its lowest in six weeks on Wednesday with high-tech shares such as Sony Corp.

and a broad range of shares losing ground following a tumble in U.S.stocks and a stronger yen.

The benchmark Nikkei average fell 1.06 per cent or 191.06 points to 17,810.97, the lowest since June 13.

The broader TOPIX index declined 1.04 per cent to 1,747.65.


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