Japanese stocks trade lower this morning, with the Nikkei Average losing 0.88% to 8,656....

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks trade lower this morning, with the Nikkei Average losing 0.88% to 8,656. Exporters are among the major decliners: Sony (SNE -1.2%), Advantest (ATE -1.6%), and Panasonic Corp. (PC -1.4%), Toyota (TM -1.2%) and Honda (HMC -1%).