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Pokemon hit gives early taste of smartphone success

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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