News Headline Summary

Nikkei 225 preliminary closes down 2.08% at 10,486.99

The best performers
- Pacific Metals (+2.37%)
- Chiba Bank Ltd (+2.02%)
- Dowa Holdings (+1.83%)

The worst performers
- Nisshin Steel (-9.68%)
- Advantest Corp (-6.68%)
- Tokoyuma Corp (-6.59%)

Print 06:00, 23 Jan 2013 - Asian News - Source: Newswires