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| Oct 24, 2016

Nikkei rebounds on earnings optimism

Stocks staged a moderate rally Monday, reflecting bright prospects for corporate earnings. The 225-issue Nikkei average added 49.83 points, or 0.29 percent, to close at 17,234.42 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Friday, the key market gauge dropped 50.91 points. The Topix index of ...

| Oct 21, 2016

Tokyo stocks snap five-session winning streak

The key stock market gauges snapped their five-session winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, pressured by profit-taking after the recent gains and position-adjustment selling ahead of the weekend. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 50.91 points, or 0.30 percent, to end at 17,184.59. ...