Tokyo stocks flat by break

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Tokyo - Tokyo stocks were flat Tuesday morning as a pickup in the yen took the wind out of exporters, but the Bank of Japan provided an upbeat view of the world's number-three economy soon after the end of the session.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged down 5.23 points to 19 386.37 by the break, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares fell 3.22 points, to 1 545.84.

"Markets are a bit overbought, we've seen huge gains since the election of Donald Trump," said Shane Oliver, AMP Capital Investors head of investment strategy.

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Rand - Dollar
14.17
-0.2%
Rand - Pound
19.96
-0.1%
Rand - Euro
17.21
-0.2%
Rand - Aus dollar
10.97
+0.2%
Rand - Yen
0.13
-0.4%
Gold
1,846.73
+0.2%
Silver
27.55
+0.5%
Palladium
2,898.50
+0.1%
Platinum
1,236.00
+0.5%
Brent Crude
68.71
+2.5%
Top 40
60,656
+0.1%
All Share
66,663
+0.1%
Resource 10
69,352
-0.1%
Industrial 25
83,809
+0.6%
Financial 15
12,563
-1.0%
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