Japanese shares dip in early trading, on the back of heavy losses in the U.S. and Europe...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese shares dip in early trading, on the back of heavy losses in the U.S. and Europe overnight. The Nikkei Average is currently down 1.1% at 9,527, with industrial shares and exporters leading declines: Komatsu ({[KMTUY.PK]] -4.1%), Hitachi Construction Machinery (HTCMY.PK -3.1%), Sony (SNE -3.40%) and Nikon (NINOY.PK -2.2%).