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Nintendo's Poke-bubble finally pops

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Nintendo suffered the biggest loss among companies on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Nintendo's bull run crashed to a halt here Monday, with the company ending limit-down on the news that it expects only a small earnings boost from the "Pokemon Go" phenomenon.

The stock gave up 18% from Friday's close, falling by its daily limit of 5,000 yen and closing at 23,220 yen, as the value of trading sank 60% to 267.5 billion yen ($2.52 billion).

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