Tokyo stocks ended almost unchanged in the morning session of Monday as the earlier gains supported by overnight rise on Wall Street offset by the yen's appreciation.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average inched up 10.15 points, or 0. 07 percent, from Friday to 14,106.74.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 1.17 points, or 0.10 percent, to 1,157. 90.
Gainers were led by paper, retail and land transport companies while decliners included consumer finance, steel and rubber issues.