(Adds no comment from Vodafone, updates share price)
LONDON, Sept 2 Vodafone shares turned
higher late on Tuesday, with traders citing a Nikkei report
suggesting the British mobile operator may become a takeover
target for Japanese telecoms firm SoftBank.
A Vodafone spokesman said the company had no comment to make
on the report.
Vodafone shares closed up by 1.1 percent at 208.90 pence,
having traded as low as 205.50 pence earlier on Tuesday.
(Reporting by Francesco Canepa, Sudip Kar-Gupta and Vikram
Subhedar in London; editing by David Clarke)