| Aug 14, 2015

Nikkei turns lower on profit-taking

Stocks lost ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, weighed down by profit-taking ahead of the weekend. The Nikkei 225 average shed 76.10 points, or 0.37 percent, to end at 20,519.45. On Thursday, the key market gauge surged 202.78 points. The Topix closed ...

| Aug 10, 2015

Earnings reports push Nikkei higher

Stocks ended higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Monday, wiping out their early losses thanks to a recent spate of rosy corporate earnings reports by domestic firms. The Nikkei 225 average gained 84.13 points, or 0.41 percent, to close at 20,808.69, up for the ...

| Aug 5, 2015

Tokyo stocks climb on weaker yen

Stocks climbed higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday thanks to buying on the back of the weaker yen. The Nikkei rose 93.70 points, or 0.46 percent, to end at 20,614.06. On Tuesday, the market gauge fell 27.75 points. The Topix closed up ...