Nikkei extends loss into fourth day on yen's sudden revival
TOKYO, June 10 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a three-week low on Wednesday and suffered its fourth consecutive losing session as the yen surged following comments from Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda. The Nikkei fell 0.3 percent to 20,046.36, its lowest close since May 19, erasing earlier gains as the yen jumped after Kuroda said its effective exchange rate is unlikely to weaken further. The broader Topix fell 0.4 percent to 1,628.23 while the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 shed 0.4 percent to 14,699.93. Turnover in the Tokyo Stock Exchange was about 15 percent above the average in the last 100 days at 2.941 trillion yen. . (Reporting by Tokyo Markets Team; Editing by Kim Coghill)
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