Nikkei Falls Slightly, Dollar Slips

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended slightly lower Friday, while the dollar was down narrowly against the yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index lost a fraction of a percent to finish at 8,677.

The dollar was selling at 76.67 yen in currency trading, a loss of just over a tenth of a yen from Thursday.

Gold was trading at $1,623.45 an ounce.