On the Tokyo stock market on the 20th, selling orders spread, mainly for high-tech-related stocks, and the Nikkei Stock Average fell by more than 400 yen.
▽ The Nikkei Stock Average closed at 20,19.405 yen
, 51.3 yen lower than the closing price on the 2490th, ▽ TSE Stock Price Index = Topix fell 52.18 to 07.2260
▽ Daily volume was 90,1.11 million shares.
On the Tokyo stock market on the 20th, the Nikkei Stock Average fell by more than 400 yen.
In the New York market on the 19th, selling orders expanded mainly for high-tech-related stocks in the Tokyo market as the price of US semiconductor-related stock prices fell.
Next week, the quarterly earnings announcements of companies in Japan will be in full swing, and a series of meetings will be held by central banks in Japan and Europe and the United States to decide monetary policy, and some investors refrained from aggressive trading in order to determine the contents.
Going forward, attention will be paid to the consumer price index to be released on the 21st.
Although the rate of change in the CPI has been at a level above 3 percent, price developments have been a major factor in the Bank of Japan's monetary policy decisions.
Ahead of the Bank of Japan's Monetary Policy Meeting next week, which will attract so much attention, investors' attention is focused on the results of the Consumer Price Index on the 21st.