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| Jan 7, 2015

Nikkei edges up on buying on dips

The Nikkei 225 average bounced back slightly Wednesday, underpinned by buying on dips and buybacks after the recent tumble. The key market gauge climbed 2.14 points to end at 16,885.33 a day after tumbling 525.52 points. But the Topix closed 1.34 points lower at ...

| Jan 6, 2015

Greenback drops below ¥120 in Tokyo

The dollar briefly plunged below ¥119 in trading Tuesday as market players became risk-averse due to tumbling stocks from crude oil price drops, but resisted falling further thanks to buybacks. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥119.18-19, down from ¥120.37-37 at the same ...