Japan’s Nikkei Ends Trading Day in Negative Territory

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is slightly higher against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index lost nearly one percent to finish at 9,890.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 79.08 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Monday.

The Taipei market closed at 8,525, a loss of just over one-tenth of one percent .