Nikkei slips as yen edges up, but poised for weekly gains

Stronger yen offsets effect of record closes on Wall Street * Nikkei heavy ahead of 20,000-point level – strategist TOKYO May 26 Japan’s Nikkei share average remained solidly on track for a winning week on Friday, underpinned by record closing highs on …
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