: Nikkei auf unter 16000 wg.fallendem Ölpreis
OKYO, May 22 (Reuters) - The Nikkei average fell 1.84 percent on Monday to close below 16,000 for the first time in more than two months, as lower oil prices sent INPEX Holdings Inc.and other resource-related shares lower. Masaki Iso, chief investment officer at Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd., said concerns that further credit tightening in the United States may lead to a hard landing of the U.S. economy had weighed on the Japanese stock market.
"Foreign investors have pulled back their money as such concerns centring on the U.S. economy grew," he said.
Ausländische Investoren haben ihr Geld abgezogen als die Bedenken wegen der US.Ökonomie wuchsen
: Dollar steigt weiter Shortpositionen geschlossen
TOKYO, May 22 (Reuters) - The dollar rose more than 1 yen from the day's low on Monday as investors continued to close their dollar short positions, prompted by market views that recent selling had been overdone. The dollar rose as high as around 112.70 yen , up from an intraday low around 111.56 yen.