Tokyo Markets Down, Dollar Up

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Monday, while the dollar rose against the yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index dropped 1.04 percent , to close at 9,578.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.77 yen, up three-tenths of a yen from late Friday.

Gold was selling at $1,499.20 an ounce.