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| Aug 9, 2016

Nikkei gains 114 points as yen eases

Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday as worries eased about downside risks in the market. The Nikkei average climbed 114.40 points, or 0.69 percent, to close at 16,764.97. On Monday, it rose 396.12 points. The Topix index finished up ...

| Aug 8, 2016

Dollar solid around ¥102 in Tokyo

The dollar was solid around ¥102 in Tokyo trading on Monday, supported by strong U.S. government jobs data released late last week. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.28-28, up from ¥101.07-08 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.1087-1089, down ...

| Aug 3, 2016

Tokyo stocks tumble on firmer yen

Stocks lost further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, pressured by heavy selling due chiefly to the yen’s appreciation against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average dived 308.34 points, or 1.88 percent, to end at 16,083.11. On Tuesday, the key market gauge fell ...