| Jan 19, 2017

Nikkei closes above 19,000 on yen's fall

Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday thanks to the yen’s easing, lifting the benchmark Nikkei average to its first finish above 19,000 in three days. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 177.88 points, or 0.94 percent, to end at 19,072.25. On ...

| Jan 13, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on buying on dips

Stocks staged a rebound on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, backed by purchases on dips following the previous day’s plunge. The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 152.58 points, or 0.80 percent, to end at 19,287.28. On Thursday, the key market gauge tumbled 229.97 points. ...

Jan 10, 2017

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike worth ¥17 million, records show

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike was worth ¥17.62 million at the time of her inauguration last August, according to an outline of her private assets disclosed Tuesday. Her house in Nerima Ward was valued at ¥14.73 million, of which she had an 80 percent ownership ...