Nikkei falls to more than 1-month low, hit by worldwide drop in bond prices
TOKYO, May 7 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a more than one-month low on Thursday as a worldwide drop in government bond prices spread unease among investors, compounded by a sell-off on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 ended 1.2 percent lower to 19,291.99, the lowest closing level since April 1. The broader Topix dropped 0.7 percent to 1,574.64 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 shed 0.7 percent to 14,267.40. Markets were closed in Japan from Monday to Wednesday for the Golden Week holidays. (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Kim Coghill)
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