Nikkei falls as profit-taking hits exporters

Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:07pm EST

TOKYO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell
on Wednesday, set to snap a four-day winning streak as investors
took profits on exporters from a pause in the yen's weakness.
     The Nikkei dropped 0.8 percent to 10,788.28, and
the broader Topix shed 0.6 percent to 900.86.
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