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| Jul 6, 2016

Nikkei tumbles 290 points on yen's rise

Stocks retreated sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with export-oriented names taking a beating amid the strong yen and financials weathering fears over Europe’s banking system. The Nikkei average lost 290.34 points, or 1.85 percent, to end at 15,378.99. On Tuesday, it ...

| Jul 4, 2016

Nikkei run continues in thin trading

The key Nikkei average rose for the sixth straight session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, backed by purchases of domestic demand- and resource-oriented issues, but trading remained quiet in the absence of fresh incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 93.32 points, or ...