Nikkei slips as U.S. turmoil unnerves investors, Takata rises after claims settled

TOKYO May 19 Japan’s Nikkei share average dipped on Friday with investors unsettled by White House turmoil, although Takata Corp shares rose after four carmakers settled claims over the company’s airbag inflators. The Nikkei was down 0.25 percent at 19,507.52.
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