Tokyo stocks close down 1.55%

Tokyo stocks fell 1.55 percent on Monday as the yen rebounded from a recent sell-off while eyes are on North Korea to see if it launches a missile to mark the birthday of founder Kim Il-Sung.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed down 209.48 points at 13,275.66, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 1.27 percent, or 14.58 points, at 1,133.99.