CORRECTED-Nikkei logs worst weekly loss since June; focus turns to flash GDP
(Corrects headline to June not May) TOKYO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Japan's benchmark Nikkei edged up on Friday after suffering steep losses in the previous two sessions, helped by the yen's retreat from a seven-week high against the dollar and gains on Wall Street. The Nikkei share average rose 0.1 percent to 13,615.19 but shed 5.9 percent on the week for its worst weekly performance in nine weeks. The broader Topix added 0.1 percent to 1,140.91 in thin trade. Market players said investors' focus had already turned to April-June preliminary gross domestic product data due on Monday. (Reporting by Tomo Uetake; Editing by Eric Meijer)
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