Nikkei pulls back on profit-taking, Gree tumbles

Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:09am EST

TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average
dropped on Wednesday as investors took profits on exporters as
the yen jerked higher, while social gaming company Gree Inc
 suffered a steep fall after cutting its annual profit
    The Nikkei lost 1 percent to 11,251.41, moving
further away from a 33-month high of 11,498.42 hit a week
earlier. The broader Topix shed 1.2 percent to 957.02.