Tokyo stocks close lower amid concerns over COVID-19 resurgences

Source: Xinhua| 2020-10-26 15:11:51|Editor: huaxia

TOKYO, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed marginally lower on Monday as concerns over COVID-19 resurgences in Europe and the United States outweighed hopes for domestic firms' earnings this week.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average shed 22.25 points, or 0.09 percent, from Friday to close the day at 23,494.34.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, lost 6.34 points, or 0.39 percent, to finish at 1,618.98.

Service, securities brokerage and consumer credit-oriented issues comprised those that declined the most by the close of play. Enditem