Shares in Japanese gaming giant Nintendo have been rattled this morning following news that long-time company president Satoru Iwata passed away over the weekend.
“Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth,” the company said in a statement released earlier today.
Having rallied by as much as 4.5% in early trade, shares in the company have subsequently fallen back to flat. At one point they had been down as much as 0.87%.
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