Japan Tobacco shares hit 3-wk low;govt to launch share sale soon

TOKYO Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:13pm EST

TOKYO Feb 20 (Reuters) - Shares of Japan Tobacco Inc sagged 5.5 percent to 2,763 yen, a three-week low, after sources told Reuters that the Japanese government's sale of a $10 billon stake in the company was expected to kick off within days.

(Reporting by Dominic Lau; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

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