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Pokemon hit gives early taste of smartphone success

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 05:50

Nintendo's shares have responded with their biggest intraday jump since at least 1983, when the stock started trading in Tokyo, climbing as much as 25% on Monday.


NINTENDO Co, which hasn't yet thrown itself fully into the world of mobile gaming, is giving people a good idea of what a smartphone hit looks like with the success of Pokemon Go.

The company has added more than US$7 billion in market value since last week's debut of a new

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