Nikkei edges lower in choppy trade, yen weighs

TOKYO, Oct 26 (BestGrowthStock) – Japan’s Nikkei stock average ended
slightly lower on Tuesday as the yen hovered near a record high
against the dollar, adding to investor caution before the peak of
the corporate earnings season.

The benchmark Nikkei (.N225: ) fell 0.3 percent to 9,377.38,
while the broader Topix (.TOPX: ) slipped 0.4 percent to 817.94.

Although the Nikkei briefly turned positive in the afternoon,
helped by what some analysts said was buying of futures and
short-covering, it remained stuck in a narrow range.
(Reporting by Aiko Hayashi; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

Nikkei edges lower in choppy trade, yen weighs