TOKYO May 29 Tokyo stocks were flat in choppy
trade on Monday as investors waited for key U.S. economic
indicators out this week, including employment data, to provide
clues on how soon U.S. interest rates might rise.
Trade was subdued with U.S. and other markets closed for
The Nikkei share average ended flat at 19,682.57,
after moving into and out of positive territory.
The broader Topix added 0.1 percent to 1,570.21 and
the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 was flat at 13,996.49.
Volume on the main board was thin with only 1.27 billion
shares changing hands, the lowest level since mid-August.
(Reporting by Amai Tomisawa; Editing by Eric Meijer)