The Tokyo stock index lost ground after reports of Abe’s injury.

Trading data showed on Friday that Tokyo’s main stock exchange, the Nikkei, has retracted its earnings after it was announced that former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was injured in a shooting.

By 06:42 Moscow time (12:42 Japan time), the Nikkei stock index reached 26,577.62 points, up 0.33% from the opening level, according to Bloomberg.

Prior to the announcement of Shinzo Abe’s injury from the shooting, the index was at 26,871.33 points (at 11:30 a.m. JST), and thus the index lost the gain it recorded during trading, knowing that the Index had opened trading. at the level of 26623.85 points.

Japanese media indicated that Shinzo Abe was taken to the hospital unconscious after being shot, and stated that “the former Japanese prime minister is showing no signs of life.”

Source: RT + Bloomberg

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