Japanese stocks are down in early trading, following a weak day on Wall Street overnight. The...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks are down in early trading, following a weak day on Wall Street overnight. The Nikkei Average is down 0.2% to 8,782, with financials and technology shares leading declines: Daiwa (DWA -1.5%), Shinsei Bank Ltd. JP:8303 -4.65% (SKLKY.PK -3.5%) Toshiba (TOSYY.PK -1.2%) and Fujitsu (FJTSY.PK -2.7%).