The Nikkei 255 index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell during the morning trading. Stock Photography.
Following Monday’s sharp rise in prices on the New York Stock Exchange, the Tokyo Stock Exchange opened Tuesday’s trading on the positive side, but then began to decline rapidly during the morning.
After just under two hours of trading, the Nikkei225 index had fallen 0.7 percent, while the broad Topix had fallen 0.4 percent.
Among the stocks investing is car giant Toyota, which fell 0.2 percent in early operations.
Composite indices in Shanghai and Shenzhen increased in the initial trading by 0.2 and 0.3 percent, respectively.
In Seoul, the Kospi index did not change. The happiest mines are in Taiwan, where the weighted index had risen 1% in the first hour.
In Hong Kong, the stock exchange is closed on public holidays.