Nikkei snaps 7-day winning streak as stronger yen hits exporters

martes 9 de diciembre de 2014 02:21 GYT

TOKYO, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell
on Tuesday, snapping a seven-day winning streak and pulling away
from 7-1/2-year highs as a rebound in the yen prompted investors
to book recent gains in exporter shares.
    The Nikkei share average ended 0.7 percent lower at
17,813.38, moving away from 18,030.83, the highest intraday
level since July 2007.
    The yen rose to 119.99 to the dollar from a low of
121.86 hit on Monday, prompting the profit-taking in exporters'
    The broader Topix fell 0.8 percent to 1,436.09 while
the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 dropped 0.7 percent to

 (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Eric Meijer)