CORRECTED-Tokyo's Nikkei share average opens nearly flat

miércoles 12 de agosto de 2015 20:32 GYT

(Corrects headline to "nearly flat", and first paragraph to "down 0.23 point", not "down 20,392.54")

TOKYO Aug 13 (Reuters) - Japan's benchmark Nikkei average opened virtually flat on Thursday, down 0.23 point at 20,392.54, while the broader Topix shed 0.39 percent to 1,659.26. (Reporting by Tokyo markets team)