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| Nov 19, 2015

Nikkei rewrites three-month closing high

Stocks gained further ground Thursday on the back of Wall Street’s sharp rise overnight and brisk showings by other Asian stocks, with the benchmark Nikkei average rewriting its highest close in some three months. The 225-issue Nikkei average advanced 210.63 points, or 1.07 percent, ...

| Nov 18, 2015

Nikkei briefly hits three-month high

Stocks climbed further on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday after gains in overseas stocks and on hopes for additional monetary easing and economic stimulus in Japan, with the Nikkei average briefly hitting the highest level in almost three months. The 225-issue Nikkei average rose ...

| Nov 16, 2015

Selling pushes Tokyo stocks down

Stocks lost further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, pressured by stepped-up selling from risk-averse investors. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 203.22 points, or 1.04 percent, to end at 19,393.69. On Friday, the key market gauge lost 100.86 points. The Topix index ...