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| Jul 8, 2015

Nikkei closes below 20,000

Stocks tumbled on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, amid growing worries about the Greek debt crisis and the global effects of a plunge in Chinese stocks, with the benchmark Nikkei average closing below 20,000 for the first time in three weeks. The Nikkei dived ...

| Jul 7, 2015

Nikkei rallies on buybacks

Stocks staged a sharp rally on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, spurred by buybacks of mainstay issues after overseas markets reacted calmly to Greek voters’ rejection of further austerity. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 264.47 points, or 1.31 percent, to end at 20,376.59. On ...

| Jul 6, 2015

Nikkei plunges on Greek concerns

Stocks fell sharply Monday, dampened by heightened concerns about the Greek debt crisis after voters rejected further austerity in a closely watched referendum Sunday. The Nikkei 225 average plunged 427.67 points, or 2.08 percent, to finish at 20,112.12. On Friday, the key market gauge ...