| Aug 18, 2014

Nikkei climbs for sixth day straight

Tokyo stocks managed to secure gains that stretched its winning streak to a sixth day Monday, although the market lacked a clear direction amid a dearth of fresh incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei stock index added 4.26 points, or 0.03 percent, to close at 15,322.60. ...

| Aug 15, 2014

Nikkei extends winning streak

Stocks extended their winning streak to a fifth session on in Tokyo on Friday, backed by solid Wall Street performance, but their gains were limited as profit-taking and selling on a rally ballooned. The Nikkei 225 average ended up 3.77 points, or 0.02 percent, ...

| Aug 14, 2014

Nikkei climbs past 15,300 mark

Stocks climbed Thursday, with the Nikkei 225 average closing above 15,300 thanks to the yen’s depreciation, but their topside was heavy in quiet trading. The Nikkei ended 100.94 points higher at 15,314.57. The Topix rose 8.37 points to close at 1,270.50. Both were up ...

| Aug 4, 2014

Tokyo stocks drop on weak Wall Street

Stocks slumped moderately Monday, weighed down by selling triggered by weaker New York equities late last week, but their downside was solid thanks to buying on dips. The Nikkei 225 average lost 48.61 points, or 0.31 percent, to end at 15,474.50. On Friday, the ...