Around the World's Markets: Tokyo

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The Independent Online
A MIXED REACTION to the US missile attack on Iraq saw Japanese stocks largely unchanged yesterday, with banking gains offset by exporters' declines. "A lot of investors don't exactly know what to make of this crisis," one analyst said.

Sony was the biggest loser, dropping 1.5 per cent, while Honda slipped by just over 1 per cent.

Industrial Bank of Japan gained 5 per cent, after it announced a pension joint venture with Nomura.