Tokyo Stock Exchange closes lower

(AGI) Tokyo, July 8 - The Tokyo Stock Exchange closed lower onTuesday due to the appreciation of the yen, which hurtsexports, and to a negative close at Wall Street. The Nikkeiindex lost 0.42 percent to 15,314.41 percent. The Topix shed0.33 percent to 1,275.70 points. . .

(AGI) Tokyo, July 8 - The Tokyo Stock Exchange closed lower onTuesday due to the appreciation of the yen, which hurtsexports, and to a negative close at Wall Street. The Nikkeiindex lost 0.42 percent to 15,314.41 percent. The Topix shed0.33 percent to 1,275.70 points. . .