Thu, 21 Jan 2021

TOKYO, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened mixed Friday as selling due to worries over a resurgence of COVID-19 across Japan was offset by buying on dips.

As of 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was down 20.69 points, or 0.08 percent, from Thursday to 26,516.62.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, increased 7.02 points, or 0.39 percent, at 1,785.27.

Mining, and oil and coal product issues comprised those declined the most in the opening minutes after the morning bell, while real estate and precision instrument issues led gainers.

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