| Nov 10, 2016

Nikkei climbs above 17,000 in powerful rally

The benchmark Nikkei average staged a sharp rally to close above 17,000 on Thursday, as worries receded about global financial market turmoil following Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election. The 225-issue Nikkei average surged 1,092.88 points, or 6.72 percent, to end ...

| Nov 1, 2016

Tokyo stocks edge up after BOJ meeting

Stocks closed slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday after the Bank of Japan stopped short of expanding its negative interest rate policy. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 17.38 points, or 0.10 percent, to end at 17,442.40. On Monday, the key market gauge ...