Stock Market LIVE Updates: Sensex crashes 1,100 points, Nifty below 17,600; auto, IT stocks drag

Tokyo stocks closed lower Friday after Wall Street shares slumped, with investors risk-averse ahead of a three-day weekend in Japan and a key Federal Reserve meeting next week. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 1.11 percent, or 308.26 points, to end at 27,567.65, while the broader Topix index lost 0.61 percent, or 11.87 points, at 1,938.56.