Nikkei drops as investors grow concerned about economic prospects

Thu Aug 28, 2014 2:06am EDT

TOKYO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Tokyo stocks fell on Thursday as
concerns about Japan's economic recovery pushed investors to the
sidelines as they waited for a batch of key data out on on
Friday.
    The Nikkei share average ended 0.5 percent lower to
15,459.86.
    The broader Topix declined 0.4 percent to 1,280.74,
and JPX-Nikkei Index 400 fell 0.5 percent to
11,630.32.
    
    

 (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Eric Meijer)
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