Nikkei falls to 2-week low as yen firms before Fed, BOJ meetings

martes 26 de julio de 2016 02:15 GYT

TOKYO, July 26 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a near 2-week low on Tuesday as the yen firmed against the dollar ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting, hurting shares of exporters.

The Nikkei fell 1.4 percent to 16,383.04 points, its lowest closing level since July 13.

The broader Topix dropped 1.4 percent to 1,306.94 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 declined 1.4 percent to 11,750.11.

(Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Kim Coghill)