Japan shares plunge on unchanged US rates

Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Tokyo shares opened trading on Friday sharply lower as sentiment here was disappointed by the unchanged US interest rates after a Federal Reserve’s policy meeting overnight.

At 9.15 a.m. local time, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 294.00 points, or 1.60 percent, from Thursday to 18,138.27, Xinhua reported.

The broader Topix index of all first section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was down 27.69 points, or 1.86 percent, at 1,464.22.

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