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| Nov 5, 2015

Nikkei ends above 19,000 on easier yen

Stocks gained ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday as the yen weakened, with the Nikkei average finishing above 19,000. The Nikkei rose 189.50 points, or 1.00 percent, to end at 19,116.41. On Wednesday, it jumped 243.67 points. The Topix advanced 14.67 points, ...

| Nov 4, 2015

Dollar rises above ¥121 in Tokyo

The dollar rose above ¥121 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, as risk appetite grew among investors on the back of stock price increases in Japan and abroad. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥121.10-10, up from ¥120.45-45 at the same time Monday. The ...

| Nov 2, 2015

Dollar lower around ¥120.50 in Tokyo

The dollar traded lower at levels around ¥120.50 in Tokyo on Monday, dampened chiefly by stock price falls. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥120.45-45, down from ¥120.74-75 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.1045-1045, up from $1.0986-0987, and at ...