Nikkei falls as stronger yen hits exporters

Tue Nov 6, 2012 6:06am GMT

TOKYO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell
on Tuesday, ending below the 9,000 mark as a stronger yen hit
exporters while investors steered clear of big positions ahead
of the outcome of the U.S. election.
    The Nikkei finished down 0.4 percent at 8,975.15.
The broader Topix was also 0.4 percent lower at 744.88.