Tokyo stocks close down, Takata dives on bankruptcy fears

 22 Jun 2017 - 11:55

Tokyo stocks close down, Takata dives on bankruptcy fears
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AFP

Tokyo: Tokyo stocks slipped Thursday with troubled airbag supplier Takata diving by more than half as it appeared to be headed for bankruptcy court.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.14 percent, or 28.28 points, to close at 20,110.51, while the Topix index of all first-section issues edged down 0.07 percent, or 1.18 points, to 1,610.38.