Business Topics

| Jul 26, 2016

Dollar dips below ¥104 in Tokyo trade

The dollar slipped below ¥104 in Tokyo trading late Tuesday on weak stock market performance in Japan and overseas. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥104.09-10, down steeply from ¥106.27-28 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.1008-1008, up from $1.0965-0966, ...

| Jul 26, 2016

Nikkei falls 237 points on stronger yen

Stocks extended their losing streak to a third session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, led by Wall Street and investors dumping Japanese exporters on the yen’s strength. The Nikkei average plunged 237.25 points, or 1.43 percent, to end at 16,383.04. On Monday, ...

| Jul 25, 2016

Tokyo Stocks lose further ground

Stocks erased early gains and closed lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Monday, affected by continued profit-taking and selling on a recent rally and a halt to the yen’s easing in the afternoon. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 6.96 points, or 0.04 percent, to ...

| Jul 21, 2016

Stocks rebound on Wall St. and yen

Stocks rebounded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, lifted by gains in New York and an easier yen. The Nikkei average gained 128.33 points, or 0.77 percent, to finish at 16,810.22. On Wednesday, it lost 41.42 points. The Topix index closed up 8.64 ...