SECURITIES BROKERAGE EMPLOYEE FOLDS HANDS IN PRAYER AT KABUTO SHRINE IN
A securities brokerage employee folds his hands in prayer as he
worships at Kabuto Shrine, erected in the central business district of
Tokyo for stock and financial matters January 4, 2002. Tokyo stocks
jumped at the open of the half-day session, starting out 2002 on a
positive note following strong Wall Street gains and growing investor
optimism for a recovery in the battered chip sector this year.