Nikkei’s gains unravel as yen rises, banks extend losses

TOKYO, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei share average erased its earlier gains on Thursday, as the yen gained and banking shares extended their losses. The Nikkei finished down 0.6 percent at 22,783.98, while the broader Topix slipped 0.6 percent to 1,819.03.
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