Xinhua News AgencyDecember 2, 2013 04:49
Nikkei ends mixed after recent upsurge
TOKYO, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks ended narrowly mixed on Monday afternoon following the market's recent upsurge.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended down 6.8 points, or 0. 04 percent, from Friday at 15,655.07.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 0.28 point, or 0.02 percent, at 1,258. 94.
Gainers were led by utility, insurance and pharmaceutical issues, while decliners included real estate, oil and coal, and land transport shares.