“Pokemon Go” has officially taken over the stock market record books, with Nintendo shares soaring 71 percent last week — the company’s best ever.
Thanks to the “Pokemon GO” phenomenon, Nintendo traded 476 billion yen ($4.5 billion) in shares on Friday, the biggest one-day turnover for any company in Japan’s Topix index since last century, which also happens to be the last millennium.
The trading has been great for anyone selling.
Here’s the new rankings from the business publication, in graphic form:
Here’s Nintendo trading from the last month:
23 'Pokemon GO' Memes to Help You Understand the New Pokemon Craze (Photos)
We use the power of memes to help you understand exactly why everybody is freaking out about this weird phone game
Do you not get the hysteria over "Pokemon GO"? We got your back. As you click through this gallery of memes, we'll explain what they mean and why they speak to the popularity of the game as a social and pop culture event. Because the appeal of "Pokemon GO" is as much in talking about it as it is actually playing it.
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