Japanese stocks tick lower today as exporters get hit on a strengthening yen in reaction to a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks tick lower today as exporters get hit on a strengthening yen in reaction to a Moody's downgrade of some European sovereign debt. The Nikkei Average is currently down 0.1% to 8,986: Sony (SNE -1.3%), Sharp (SCPAY.PK -1.3%), and Kirin (KNBWY.PK -2%).