Business Topics

| 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 ...

| Aug 2, 2016

Nikkei average falls back on stronger yen

The key Nikkei average pulled back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, affected by falls in energy-related names and export-oriented companies, amid the yen’s appreciation versus the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average tumbled 244.32 points, or 1.47 percent, to end at 16,391.45. On Monday, ...