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Japan Market shuts for national holiday

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Japan share market closed on Monday, 16 September 2019, for national holiday.

Asian share markets were mixed on Monday, 16 September 2019, amid heightened worries about the geopolitical situation after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities disrupted the global supply of crude.

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebel group had claimed responsibility for the attack, which hit the world's biggest oil-processing facility but a senior U.

S. official told reporters on Sunday that evidence indicated Tehran was behind it. The attacks heightened investor worries about the geopolitical situation in the region and worsening relations between Iran and the United States.

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First Published: Mon, September 16 2019. 13:22 IST