REFILE-Nikkei slips as 20,000 mark looms; earnings broadly well received

May 12 Japanese shares slipped from near 1-1/2-year highs on Friday as the market took a breather from its rally since mid-April, while trading was also influenced by a mixed bag of earnings with Nissan Motor rising on a surprise dividend hike. The Nikkei ... ( read original story ...)

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