Japan's Nikkei weakens as easing expectations fade
TOKYO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average dropped at Friday's open after investors wound back expectations that U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke would announce further stimulus measures to support the global economy in a speech later in the day. The Nikkei lost 0.9 percent to 8,902.39, while the broader Topix dropped 0.9 percent to 737.35.
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