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Japanese stocks drop to end 5-day winning streak in aimless holiday trading

Japanese stocks drop to end 5-day winning streak in aimless holiday trading

Japanese stocks snapped a five-day winning streak Thursday, with shipping companies leading the declines amid directionless holiday trade on the last full trading day of the year.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index fell 88.85 points, or 0.57 percent, to close at 15,564.69 points on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday. The index had risen more than 4 percent the previous five sessions.
Decliners included Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, down 2.35 percent at 1,452 yen (US$12.71;


Updated : 2020-12-01 17:39 GMT+08:00