Nikkei drops as exporters, machinery makers falter

TOKYO, April 8 (BestGrowthStock) – Japan’s Nikkei average fell 1.1
percent on Thursday, with exporters such as Sony Corp (6758.T: )
hit by profit-taking, while machinery makers lost ground after an
unexpected fall in machinery orders.

The benchmark Nikkei (.N225: ) fell 124.63 points to 11,168.20
and logged its biggest one-day percentage fall in more than a
month.

The broader Topix (.TOPX: ) shed 1 percent to 985.99.

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(Reporting by Masayuki Kitano)

Nikkei drops as exporters, machinery makers falter