Tue, 24 Nov 2020

TOKYO, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks ended mixed Friday as fears grew over the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the world and the economic fallout from the pandemic.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dropped 106.97 points, or 0.42 percent, from Thursday to close at 25,527.37.

The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, meanwhile, gained 0.98 point, or 0.06 percent, to finish at 1,727.39.

Insurance, air transportation and land transportation issues comprised those that declined the most by the close of play.

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