Nikkei edges down ahead of govt tax plan; market up for 4th week
TOKYO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Friday, hurt in part by profit-taking and as traders were reluctant to build new positions ahead of an announcement about the government's economic growth and tax strategy next week. The Nikkei dropped 0.3 percent to 14,760.07 after flirting with positive territory earlier in the day. The index added 0.1 percent this week, its fourth straight week of gains. The Topix eased 0.2 percent to 1,217.52.
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