NIKKEI HITS 17-YEAR CLOSING LOW IN TOKYO.
A Japanese businessman walks past a stock quotation board flashing the
day's drop in shares, a 17-year closing low in Tokyo August 29, 2001.
The benchmark Nikkei ended down 209.64 points or 1.87 percent at
10,979.76, below the 11,000 mark for the first time since October