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Nintendo shares hit 6-year high, up more than 80% in a week

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[TOKYO] Shares of Nintendo Co soared almost 10 per cent early on Friday, extending their rally since the launch of the Japanese company's hugely popular Pokemon Go mobile game, adding more than 80 per cent to their value in just over a week.

The shares rose to as much as 27,800 yen, their highest level since mid-2010.