Tokyo stocks mixed in morning as tech rises, energy issues fall

Tokyo stocks were mixed Wednesday morning, as tech rises tracking Wall Street gains were trimmed by selling of energy-related issues following a drop in oil futures.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 57.57 points, or 0.18 percent, from Tuesday to 32,329.39. The broader Topix index was down 13.80 points, or 0.59 percent, at 2,319.11.

On the top-tier Prime Market, gainers were led by service and pharmaceutical issues, while top decliners were mining and oil and coal product issues.

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