Japan's Nikkei stock average lost 1.2 percent on Thursday, with Honda Motor Co <7267.T> and other exporters down as the yen climbed to a two-month high on the dollar after the Federal Reserve cut its outlook for the U.S. economy.

Tech shares fell in the wake of losses by their U.S. peers, with Sony Corp <6758.T> dropping 1.6 percent, despite saying it plans to halve the number of its parts and materials suppliers.

The benchmark Nikkei <.N225> lost 109.49 points to 9,235.15, while the broader Topix <.TOPX> fell 1 percent to 877.06.

(Reporting by Elaine Lies)