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| Oct 27, 2016

Nikkei snaps three-day winning streak

The key Nikkei average snapped its three-day winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, with the market pressured by profit-taking after its recent rise. The 225-issue yardstick lost 55.42 points, or 0.32 percent, to end at 17,336.42. On Wednesday, the Nikkei climbed ...

| 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. ...