Japanese stocks lose ground in early trading, as overnight losses in the U.S. and the prospect...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks lose ground in early trading, as overnight losses in the U.S. and the prospect of new Greek elections weigh on large-cap names. The Nikkei Average fell 0.5% to 8,856: Panasonic (PC -3.4%), Fujitsu (FJTSY.PK -1.6%) and Mitsubishi Motors (MMTOF.PK -1.3%).