Nikkei drops 1.3 pct, TEPCO hit by sell orders

 TOKYO, March 29 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei fell on Tuesday,
hurt by worries over the crippled nuclear plant and the impact
of the earthquake and tsunami on corporate earnings.	
 Market players had estimated that the Nikkei would come
under more selling pressure on Tuesday, equivalent to an 83
point fall, after the date passed for investors to receive
dividends for the current business year ending March 31.	
 Shares of Tokyo Electric Power were untraded due to
a glut of sell orders after a newspaper said a plan to
nationalise the operator of the stricken nuclear plant has been
floated within the Japanese government.	
 The benchmark Nikkei was down 1.3 percent or 124.79
points at 9,353.74. The broader Topix lost 1.3 percent
to 846.98. 	
(Reporting by Antoni Slodkowski; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)	
 	
 	
	
	
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