Nikkei drops on firmer yen; upcoming earnings in focus

Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:06pm EST

TOKYO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average
extended losses at the open on Tuesday, backing further away
from a 32-month high above 11,000 that it touched on Monday, as
a firmer yen tempered appetite for exporters and turned the
focus to upcoming earnings reports.
    The Nikkei lost 0.5 percent to 10,768.82, while the
broader Topix edged down 0.2 percent to 912.11.
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.