Tokyo stocks open mixed

Tokyo, Dec 25 (IANS) Tokyo stocks opened mixed on Friday morning as a dearth of fresh market incentives was compounded by a lack of cues as many market players are away for the end of year holidays.

As of 9.15 a.m. (local time), the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 39.95 points, or 0.21 percent, from Thursday to 18,829.64, while the broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 0.35 point, or 0.02 percent, at 1,523.27, Xinhua reported.

Early gainers comprised agriculture and fisheries, insurance and nonferrous metals-related stocks.

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