(reuters) – the tokyo stock market was down thursday in a market context, careful before and after the current revision is rich in japanese gdp fell sharply in the first quarter. the nikkei dropped 75.36 (- 0.38%) in 19.909,26 points and the topix wider gave 6.68 (- 0.42%) 1.590,41 points.
the japanese investors remained on guard before the parliamentary elections in the united kingdom, the meeting of the monetary policy of the european central bank and the testimony of the former head of the fbi, james comey, before the united states senate.
the meeting was also marked by the revision of japanese economic growth in the first quarter, which is up to 1% from 2.2% at an annualised rate announced a preliminary reading.
the appreciation of the yen against the dollar has also weighed in on the trend.
(these figures may vary slightly).
(blandine henault for the french service, edited by ben van overstraeten)
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