Tokyo, Shanghai lower in quiet holiday trade

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TOKYO, Dec 26 Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Monday morning led by falls in banking and exporter stocks with risk appetite sapped by a pause in the yen's recent tendency to weaken. The Nikkei dropped 0.2 percent to 19,395.99 in midmorning trade ... ( read original story ...)

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