Stock Market LIVE Updates: Sensex crashes 950 points, Nifty below 17,600; metal, power stocks drag

Tokyo stocks fell on Wednesday as US bond yields climbed, with investors spooked by the prospect of yet more Federal Reserve interest rate hikes. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index dropped 1.34 percent, or 368.78 points, to close at 27,104.32, while the broader Topix index lost 1.11 percent, or 22.21 points, to 1,975.25.