Japan's Nikkei share average falls below 17,450.77, wiping out year-to-date gains

martes 8 de septiembre de 2015 01:35 GYT

Sept 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell below 17,450.77 on Tuesday, wiping out year-to-date gains.

The benchmark Japanese index lost 2.5 percent to 17,416.12 and remained volatile in late afternoon trading. (Reporting by Joshua Hunt; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)