Nikkei 225 closes lower by 0.87% at 21,777.29
Tokyo's main index closes the day lower as sentiment from US politics weigh on Asian stocks
- Session high 21,881.09
- Session low 21,684.02
A soggy day for Asian equities, as Trump's firing spree ignites political uncertainty in the White House - and the lower close in US stocks is mirrored by the performance in Asia today as well.
The Hang Seng is the biggest loser among the majors so far, down by 1.27% on the day.