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TOKYO May 30 Japan’s Nikkei share average slipped on Tuesday, with the equity market feeling downward pressure from a stronger yen, which hurts big manufacturers’ export revenues. The Nikkei lost 0.5 percent to 19,487.71. The yen advanced to a 12-day high …
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