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| Nov 24, 2016

Dollar retakes ¥113 on U.S. data

The dollar on Thursday surged above ¥113 for the first time since March 29, amid continued hopes for an early U.S. interest rate hike and the economic policies of the next U.S. administration. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥113.31-32, up from ¥110.91-92 ...

| Nov 18, 2016

Nikkei climbs to 10-month high

The benchmark Nikkei average closed at its highest level in more than 10 months Friday, buoyed by rises in major export-oriented companies on the back of the yen’s weakness. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 104.78 points, or 0.59 percent, to 17,967.41 on the Tokyo ...

| Nov 17, 2016

Tokyo stocks edge up on stable dollar

Stocks cut earlier losses to close slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, underpinned by a stable dollar versus the yen. The 225-issue Nikkei average edged up 0.42 point, or 0.00 percent, to close at 17,862.63. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained ...