Japanese stocks trade lower, with banks retreating in line with their U.S. peers after a raft of...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks trade lower, with banks retreating in line with their U.S. peers after a raft of weak euro-zone data. The Nikkei Average is currently down 0.2% to 9,535: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MTU -0.20%), Mizuho Financial (MFG -1.2%), and Shinsei Bank (SKLKY.PK -1%).