Tokyo: Stocks close flat

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed flat on Monday as concerns over the spread of coronavirus variants offset buying sentiment backed by gains in the tech sector.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index inched up 0.01 per cent or 2 points, to 29,685.37, but the broader Topix index slipped 0.22 per cent or 4.31 points to 1,956.56.


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