| Jul 21, 2016

Stocks rebound on Wall St. and yen

Stocks rebounded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, lifted by gains in New York and an easier yen. The Nikkei average gained 128.33 points, or 0.77 percent, to finish at 16,810.22. On Wednesday, it lost 41.42 points. The Topix index closed up 8.64 ...

| Jul 20, 2016

Tokyo stocks' six-session advance ends

Stocks snapped a six-session winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by selling to lock in gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 41.42 points, or 0.25 percent, to end at 16,681.89. On Tuesday, the key market gauge advanced 225.46 points. The ...

Jul 19, 2016

SoftBank shares dive on concerns over balance sheet

Shares in SoftBank Group Corp. plunged in Tokyo on Tuesday after it unveiled its ¥3.3 trillion takeover of chip designer ARM Holdings PLC, a deal that marks founder Masayoshi Son’s biggest gamble so far on the future of technology. The shares dropped as much ...