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| Jul 21, 2016

Stocks rebound on Wall St. and yen

Stocks rebounded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, lifted by gains in New York and an easier yen. The Nikkei average gained 128.33 points, or 0.77 percent, to finish at 16,810.22. On Wednesday, it lost 41.42 points. The Topix index closed up 8.64 ...

| Jul 20, 2016

Dollar advances to ¥106.30 in Tokyo

The dollar advanced to levels around ¥106.30 in Tokyo Wednesday following stronger than expected U.S. data, while a wait-and-see mood was spreading ahead of central bank meetings in Japan and the U.S. next week. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥106.33-34, up from ...

| Jul 20, 2016

Tokyo stocks' six-session advance ends

Stocks snapped a six-session winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by selling to lock in gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 41.42 points, or 0.25 percent, to end at 16,681.89. On Tuesday, the key market gauge advanced 225.46 points. The ...