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Tokyo stocks closed mixed on hopes for economic recovery, ex-dividend selling

Tokyo stocks closed mixed on hopes for economic recovery, ex-dividend selling

Sep 29, 2020

Tokyo (Japan), September 29: Tokyo stocks closed mixed Tuesday as investors both bought on the back of global economic hopes and sold following issues turning ex-dividend.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average edged up 27.48 points, or 0.12 percent, from Monday to close the day at 23,539.10.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, lost 3.83 points, or 0.23 percent, to finish at 1,658.10.
Electric appliance and information and communication issues led notable gainers, while oil and coal product, and electric power and gas issues comprised those that declined the most by the close of play.
Source: Xinhua News Agency