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Tokyo Stocks Continue to Slide as Fed Signals More Rate Hikes

Tokyo Stocks Continue to Slide as Fed Signals More Rate Hikes

   Tokyo, Sept. 22 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo stocks fell further Thursday, with sentiment chilled by the U.S. Federal Reserve's suggestion that its aggressive tightening will continue.
   The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Prime section lost 159.30 points, or 0.58 pct, to close at 27,153.83, following a 375.29-point plunge Wednesday.

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