Tokyo stocks likely to stay muted as hopes fade for early U.S.-China deal
8:30 pm, February 09, 2019
Jiji PressTOKYO (Jiji Press) — Tokyo stocks are expected to move on a weak tone without showing wild swings this week, amid persistent concerns over the U.S.-China trade dispute and a global growth slowdown.
Last week, the 225-issue Nikkei average tumbled 455.22 points, or 2.19 percent, to end at 20,333.17 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday.
The Nikkei gave up nearly 420 points only on Friday, as hopes for an early deal to