Nikkei drops as strong jobs report stokes US rate rise talk

lunes 9 de marzo de 2015 02:10 GYT

TOKYO, March 9 (Reuters) - Tokyo shares fell on Monday in
thin trade after a strong U.S. jobs report stoked concerns that
the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than
    The Nikkei ended 1.0 percent lower to 18,790.55.
    The broader Topix dropped 0.6 percent to 1,531.76,
with only 1.798 billion shares changing hands, the lowest level
since Dec. 30.
    The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 also shed 0.6 percent
to 13,919.70.

 (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Alan Raybould)