(Corrects Topix volume in the fourth paragraph to 1.82 billion
shares from 1.54 billion)
TOKYO, Aug 26 Japan's Nikkei share average fell
on Tuesday in thin trade as profit-taking accelerated in late
trade after the weak yen trend paused, taking a toll on
exporters and index-heavyweight stocks such as Honda Motor Co
and SoftBank Corp.
The Nikkei shed 0.6 percent to 15,521.22.
The dollar dipped 0.1 percent to 103.92 yen, having
peaked at a seven-month high of 104.49 overnight.
The broader Topix dropped 0.5 percent to 1,285.01,
with only 1.82 billion shares changing hands.
The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 weakened 0.5 percent to
(Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Eric Meijer)