Nikkei closed 1.80 percent lower Friday as the depreciation of yen paused due to uncertain outlook of the eurozone economy. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average plunged 203.91 points, or 1. 80 percent, from Thursday to 11,153.16. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange was down 11.83 points, or 1.22 percent, at 957.35. Decliners were led by the glass, paper and sea transport sectors, while airlines and nonferrous metals were the only gainers. The turnover was about 2,702.7 billion yen (about 28.93 billion US dollars).