Nikkei falls for 2nd day, exporters sold as yen weakness pauses

Tue Jan 8, 2013 1:06am EST

TOKYO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei fell on Tuesday for
a second day as investors turned cautious over the index's
recent rapid gains and sold shares in exporters as the yen's
depreciation paused, while buying in defensive shares supported
sentiment.
    The Nikkei dropped 0.9 percent to 10,508.06 points,
and the broader Topix shed 1 percent to 871.88.
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