Nikkei falls 0.5 pct; exporters drop as yen weakness pauses

Mon Jan 7, 2013 7:09pm EST

TOKYO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei fell on Tuesday as
investors turned cautious over the index's recent rapid pace of
gains and sold shares of exporters as the yen's depreciation
    The Nikkei dropped 0.5 percent to 10,546.31. The
broader Topix also shed 0.5 percent, to 876.70.