UPDATE 1-Japan auto stocks skid as yen revs higher


(Adds closing prices, analyst comment in paras 14-15) TOKYO, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Shares of Japanese auto makers, dependent on the U.S. market for most of their profits, tumbled on Monday as the yen swung sharply higher against the dollar. Honda Motor Co , Japan's second-largest auto maker, plunged almost eight percent to close at 4,750 yen. Toyota Motor Corp skidded more than five percent to 3,510 yen and Nissan Motor Co fell 4.8 percent to 1,265 yen. A stronger Japanese currency eats ...

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