| Aug 10, 2016

Tokyo stocks fall back on higher yen

Stocks turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by the yen’s rise. The 225-issue Nikkei stock average shed 29.85 points, or 0.18 percent, to finish at 16,735.12. On Tuesday, the key market gauge climbed 114.40 points. The Topix index of all ...

| Aug 9, 2016

Nikkei gains 114 points as yen eases

Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday as worries eased about downside risks in the market. The Nikkei average climbed 114.40 points, or 0.69 percent, to close at 16,764.97. On Monday, it rose 396.12 points. The Topix index finished up ...

| 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, ...

| Jul 26, 2016

Nikkei falls 237 points on stronger yen

Stocks extended their losing streak to a third session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, led by Wall Street and investors dumping Japanese exporters on the yen’s strength. The Nikkei average plunged 237.25 points, or 1.43 percent, to end at 16,383.04. On Monday, ...