TOKYO, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) — Tokyo shares turned decrease Thursday, snapping an eight-day profitable streak, as traders stepped up promoting to lock in income.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei stock index, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average, fell 249.94 factors, or 0.75 p.c, from Wednesday to 32,991.08.
The broader Topix index, in the meantime, was down 9.15 factors, or 0.38 p.c, at 2,383.38.
On the top-tier Prime Market, decliners have been led by iron and metal, precision instrument and nonferrous steel points.
Murata Manufacturing plunged 425 yen, or 5.0 p.c, to eight,115 yen, and Alps Alpine misplaced 38.5 yen, or 3.1 p.c, to 1,223.0 yen.