Tokyo shares edge down in morning

Tokyo shares edged down Monday morning as overseas investors stayed away from the market for the Christmas holidays. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average shed 17.24 points, or 0.09 percent, from Thursday to 19,410.43. The Tokyo market was closed Friday for a ... ( read original story ...)

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TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened flat on Monday in quiet holiday trading following a three-day weekend, as investors cashed in on recent rallies. Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which closed on Friday for a national holiday, fell 0.09 percent, or 16.89 ... ( read original story ...)

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