Tokyo stocks down 0.59% by morning break

Tokyo stocks lost 0.59 percent by the end of Wednesday morning trade, giving up early gains that were driven by a weaker yen.

The benchmark Nikkei shed 83.87 points to 14,014.87 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 0.27 percent, or 3.22 points, to 1,168.62.