Japan share market finished session lower on Thursday, 12 April 2018, as profit taking pressure loomed on worries about possible US military action against Syria. The yen's firmness also dampened investor sentiment. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.12% or 26.82 points to 21,660.28.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was down 0.39% or 6.78 points at 1,718.52. Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1878 to 1419 and 250 ended unchanged. The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was down 0.33% to 20.89.
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