Nikkei inches down as yen, economic worries weigh

TOKYO, July 21 (BestGrowthStock) – Japan’s Nikkei average inched down
0.2 percent on Wednesday, weighed down by worries about a
stronger yen and doubts over the U.S. economic recovery as the
market awaited events later this week, including the results of
European bank “stress tests”.

The benchmark Nikkei (.N225: ) fell 21.63 points to 9,278.83,
after eking out small gains in early trade. The broader Topix
(.TOPX: ) slipped 0.4 percent to 829.35.

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(Reporting by Aiko Hayashi)

Nikkei inches down as yen, economic worries weigh