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| Jun 28, 2016

Buybacks help push Nikkei higher

The benchmark Nikkei average ended an unstable session slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, helped by continued buybacks after Friday’s tumble attributed to concern over Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 13.93 points, or 0.09 ...

| Jun 27, 2016

Tokyo stocks soar after Brexit crash

Stocks staged a powerful rally on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday after plummeting on the previous trading day following a historic British referendum in which voters chose the country’s exit from the European Union. The 225-issue Nikkei average rallied 357.19 points, or 2.39 ...

Jun 23, 2016

Dollar below ¥104.50 on Brexit jitters

The dollar drifted around ¥104.40 in Tokyo trading Thursday as a nervous atmosphere prevailed on the day of Britain’s historic referendum on whether to leave or remain in the European Union. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥104.43-43, against ¥104.39-39 at the same ...