Japanese stocks fall in early trading, weighed by gains for the yen overnight ahead of a key...

|By:, SA News Editor

Japanese stocks fall in early trading, weighed by gains for the yen overnight ahead of a key central-bank decision. The Nikkei Average dropped 1.9% to 12,126, with exporters leading declines: Honda (HMC -2%), Nissan (NSANY.PK -2.6%), Fuji Heavy Industries (FUJHY.PK -3.5%), Sumitomo Chemical (SOMMY.PK -3.7%), and Toshiba (TOSYY.PK -2.6%).