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Nikkei slips on poor U.S. manufacturing data
December 4, 2012 / 6:05 AM / 5 years ago

Nikkei slips on poor U.S. manufacturing data

TOKYO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average slipped on
Tuesday, retreating from a seven-month closing high hit in the
previous session, as weak U.S. data triggered profit-taking on
exporters, which have lately enjoyed a sharp bounce on a softer
yen.
    The ended 0.3 percent lower at 9,432.46 points. The
broader Topix index was flat at 781.97.

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