Tokyo stocks open lower on US monetary tightening fears

A passerby wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, walks past an electronic board showing the graphs of the recent movements of Japan's Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo

TOKYO, Jan 11, 2022 (BSS/AFP) – Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday after Wall Street shares ended mostly down on worries over shifting US monetary policy to address inflation. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index dropped 0.34 percent, or 97.76 points, to 28,380.80 in early trade, while the broader Topix index fell 0.05 percent, or 1.09 … Read more