Nikkei falls 0.5 pct; exporters drop as yen weakness pauses

Tue Jan 8, 2013 12:09am GMT

TOKYO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei fell on Tuesday as
investors turned cautious over the index's recent rapid pace of
gains and sold shares of exporters as the yen's depreciation
paused.
    The Nikkei dropped 0.5 percent to 10,546.31. The
broader Topix also shed 0.5 percent, to 876.70.