Business Topics

| Jul 8, 2016

Tokyo stocks fall as yen strengthens

Stocks fell for the fourth straight session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, bowing to selling activated by the yen’s strengthening against the dollar and a drop in long-term interest rates. The 225-issue Nikkei average slumped 169.26 points, or 1.11 percent, to end ...

| Jul 6, 2016

Nikkei tumbles 290 points on yen's rise

Stocks retreated sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with export-oriented names taking a beating amid the strong yen and financials weathering fears over Europe’s banking system. The Nikkei average lost 290.34 points, or 1.85 percent, to end at 15,378.99. On Tuesday, it ...