February 15, 2013 / 12:11 AM / 5 years ago

Nikkei falls on weak euro zone growth, caution before G20

TOKYO, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average
dropped at Friday's open, with exporters weaker on concerns
about a deepening recession in the euro zone and the yen firming
yen ahead of a G20 meeting, where the Japanese government's
policies weakening the currency could be criticised. 
    The Nikkei lost 0.7 percent to 11,233.66, while the
broader Topix fell 0.7 percent to 948.20.

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