/ | May 25, 2017

Stocks add gains on U.S. rally

Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, supported by an overnight rise on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 climbed 70.15 points, or 0.36 percent, to finish at 19,813.13. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained 129.70 points. The Topix, which covers ...

/ | May 23, 2017

Dollar weakens to around ¥111.20

The dollar weakened in Tokyo trading Tuesday amid sluggish Japanese stocks, a suspected terror attack in Britain and news reports about U.S. President Donald Trump’s Russia-related allegations. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥111.20-20, down from ¥111.29-30 at the same time Monday. The ...

/ | May 23, 2017

Stocks dragged down on yen's rise

Stocks turned lower Tuesday, dragged down by the yen’s ascent against the dollar. The Nikkei 225 shed 65.00 points, or 0.33 percent, to finish at 19,613.28. On Monday, the key market gauge gained 87.52 points. The Topix, which covers all first-section issues, closed 2.43 ...