Nikkei recoups losses after Obama victory; Nissan rises

Wed Nov 7, 2012 1:06am EST

TOKYO, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei recouped early
losses o n Tuesday, with Nissan Motor Co and Sumitomo
Metal Mining rallying after they cut their earnings
forecast less than feared, while the market priced in the
re-election of U.S. President Barack Obama.
    The Nikkei ended down 2.26 points, or 0.03 percent,
at 8,972.89 after falling as much as 0.6 percent earlier. 
    The broader Topix added 0.1 percent to 745.71.
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