Nikkei edges up as investors seek dividends

miércoles 25 de marzo de 2015 02:15 GYT

TOKYO, March 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average
edged up on Wednesday as investors loaded up on stocks before
they go ex-dividend later this week, but gains were limited by
concerns that the market was looking technically overbought
after a long rally.
    The Nikkei benchmark rose 0.2 percent to 19,746.20
points after traversing positive and negative territory. It was
an inch away from its 15-year high closing level of 19,754.36
hit on Monday.
    The broader Topix gained 0.3 percent to 1,592.01 and
the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 advanced 0.4 percent to

 (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Kim Coghill)