Nikkei average 11 business days fall September 18 15:30
The Tokyo stock market on the 18th and the Nikkei Stock Average fell for the first time in 11 business days.
In response to the recent price increase, a sell order was issued to confirm profits.
The Nikkei Stock Average, the closing price on the 18th, was 21,960.71 yen, which was 40.61 yen lower than the 17th, the first drop in 11 business days.
The Tokyo Stock Price Index = Topics fell by 7.96, and the daily trading volume was 1,221.05 million shares.
A market official said, “Since the Nikkei Stock Average had risen for 10 consecutive business days until the 17th, there was a selling order to determine profits. The oil-related facilities were attacked in Saudi Arabia. As the recovery has progressed, the price of crude oil has dropped and many energy-related sales orders have been issued. "