Nintendo shares rise after company unveils release date for iphone Mario game

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 15, 2016 7:16 PM

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares of Japanese game maker Nintendo Co <7974.T> rose on Wednesday after the company unveiled a Dec. 15 release date for its Super Mario Run mobile game.

Nintendo shares were last up 2.8 percent at 25,565 yen ($234.41) after rising as high as 25,670 yen, their highest since Oct. 31.

(Reporting by Tokyo markets team; Editing by Stephen Coates)