Tokyo stocks muted following Abe win

Monday, 22 July 2013 - 13:06



Shares in Tokyo are little changed after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was given a vote of confidence for his economic policy known as "Abenomics".


As widely predicted, Abe has won a majority in parliament's upper house in Sunday's elections, according to exit polls.


After climbing 1.2% in early trading, the benchmark Nikkei 225 fell back to be level for the day at about 14,590.