| Feb 9, 2017

Tokyo stocks hurt by yen's rise

Stocks turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, hurt by a rise in the yen against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 99.93 points, or 0.53 percent, to end at 18,907.67. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained 96.82 points. The Topix ...

| Feb 8, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on yen's drop

Stocks moved higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, supported by a drop in the yen against the dollar, sending the benchmark Nikkei average closing above 19,000 for the first time in five sessions. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 96.82 points, or 0.51 percent, ...

| Feb 7, 2017

Nikkei takes step back as yen climbs

Stocks fell Tuesday, weighed down by the yen’s further ascent against the dollar. The Nikkei 225 lost 65.93 points, or 0.35 percent, to end at 18,910.78. On Monday, the key market gauge gained 58.51 points. The Topix, covering all first-section issues, closed 4.27 points, ...

| Feb 3, 2017

Tokyo stocks up modestly on weaker yen

Stocks closed slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, thanks to a pause in the yen’s strengthening against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 3.62 points, or 0.02 percent, to end at 18,918.20. On Thursday, the key market gauge fell 233.50 points. ...

| Feb 1, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on buybacks

Stocks overcame their early weakness stemming from the yen’s rise and closed moderately higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, supported by buybacks and buying on dips. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 106.74 points, or 0.56 percent, to finish at 19,148.08. On Tuesday, ...