Tokyo stocks fall back on profit-taking
Tokyo stocks turned down Monday, pressured by profit-taking and weaker U.S. index futures.
The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange shed 259.64 points, or 0.92%, to finish at 27,824.83, after rallying 636.46 points Friday.
The Topix index of all TSE first section issues ended 4.56 points, or 0.24%, lower at 1,878.86, following a 34.38-point rise the previous market day.
The market opened higher, in the wake of all three major U.S. price indexes including the Dow Jones Industrial…