• Tokyo stocks close down 1.45% after BoJ meeting


    TOKYO: Tokyo stocks fell 1.45 percent on Tuesday as selling pressure jumped after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) held off ramping up April’s huge stimulus scheme after a two-day meeting.

    The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which soared 4.94 percent Monday, closed down 196.58 points to 13,317.62, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 0.97 percent, or 10.82 points, to 1,101.15.


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