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TOKYO (Reuters) - Nintendo Co Ltd (7974.T) shares rose as much as 2 percent on Thursday after a regulatory filing showed BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, owns over five percent of stock in the Japanese games maker.
BlackRock owns a 5.17 percent stake in Nintendo, the filing, which was issued on Wednesday, showed.
The benchmark Nikkei average .N225 average was up 0.1 percent in early morning trade.
Reporting by Thomas Wilson; Editing by Stephen Coates