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| Aug 10, 2015

Earnings reports push Nikkei higher

Stocks ended higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Monday, wiping out their early losses thanks to a recent spate of rosy corporate earnings reports by domestic firms. The Nikkei 225 average gained 84.13 points, or 0.41 percent, to close at 20,808.69, up for the ...

| Aug 6, 2015

Dollar firmer around ¥124.90 in Tokyo

The dollar was firmer around ¥124.90 in late Tokyo trading on Thursday, but its topside was capped by a wait-and-see mood before Friday’s release of the closely watched U.S. government jobs report for July. At 5 p.m., the dollar was ¥124.88-89, up from ¥124.40-40 ...