Nikkei falls in thin trade on caution over earnings, Ukraine

martes 22 de abril de 2014 02:18 GYT

By Hideyuki Sano
    TOKYO, April 22 (Reuters) - Tokyo shares dropped on Tuesday,
unable to maintain earlier gains, on caution over upcoming
Japanese corporate earnings reports and tensions in Ukraine.
    The Nikkei average closed down 0.9 percent at
14,388.77, after rising as much as 0.6 percent earlier. The
broader Topix fell 0.8 percent to 1,162.50, though
trading volume was the second lowest so far this year.
    The new JPX-Nikkei Index 400 shed 0.7 percent to

 (Editing by Chris Gallagher)