Tokyo Stoks Plunge, Dollar Lower

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices plunged Monday, while the dollar fell against the yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index dropped nearly two percent , to close at 8,784.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.74 yen, down a fraction from late Friday.

The Taipei market lost 2.65 percent , to finish at 7,552.