Nikkei ends up, gets lift from Wall St record
TOKYO, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Wednesday after U.S. shares extended their gains and the S&P 500 closed above the 2,000 mark for the first time. The Nikkei ended up about 0.1 percent at 15,534.82, after falling 0.6 percent on the previous day. The broader Topix also added about 0.1 percent at 1,285.92 after running into stiff chart resistance in the 1,290/1,300 zone where it has peaked a number of times in the past. The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 <.JPXNK400 > ended flat. (Reporting by Lisa Twaronite and Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Eric Meijer)
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