Nikkei edges down, investors take profits as yen steadies

Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:07am GMT

TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged
lower on Wednesday as a pause in the yen's decline triggered
profit-taking on stocks that have gained sharply such as
    The Nikkei was down 0.2 percent at 11,341.45, while
the broader Topix dropped 0.2 percent to 966.32.