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Tokyo shares open mixed on U.S. political chaos, tax reform outlook

Xinhua,December 04, 2017 Adjust font size:

TOKYO, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo shares opened mixed Monday with market sentiment weighed down by reports about Russia's alleged involvement in U.S. President Donald Trump's presidential campaign, while underpinned by the U.S. Senate's approval of tax reform bill.

As of 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average fell 28.61 points, or 0.13 percent, from Friday to 22,790.42.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 0.37 point, or 0.02 percent, at 1,796.90.

Decliners were led by nonferrous metal and electric appliance issues, while gainers were led by construction and mining issues. Enditem