Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Down

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended slightly lower Friday, while the dollar slipped against the yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index dipped two-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,964.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.72 yen, down a tenth of a yen from late Thursday.

Gold was selling at $1,760.95 an ounce.