| Jun 19, 2015

Nikkei rebounds on higher overseas markets

Stocks rebounded on Friday, with investor sentiment supported by higher overseas markets. The Nikkei 225 average gained 183.42 points, or 0.92 percent, to close at 20,174.24. On Thursday, the key market gauge plunged 228.45 points to finish below the psychologically important 20,000 line for ...

| Jun 17, 2015

Nikkei down ahead of key meetings

Stocks lost further ground Wednesday amid a growing wait-and-see mood ahead of closely watched events. The Nikkei 225 average retreated 38.67 points, or 0.19 percent, to finish at 20,219.27. On Tuesday, the key market gauge lost 129.85 points. The Topix closed down 6.16 points, ...

| Jun 16, 2015

Nikkei retreats on Greek debt worries

Stocks retreated on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, pressured by concerns over Greece’s debt problems. The Nikkei 225 average lost 129.85 points, or 0.64 percent, to end at 20,257.94. On Monday, the key market gauge shed 19.29 points. The Topix finished down 12.06 ...

| Jun 15, 2015

Nikkei dips on weak markets abroad

The benchmark Nikkei average lost ground Monday, weighed down by falls in European and U.S. equities late last week. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 19.29 points, or 0.09 percent, to close at 20,387.79 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Friday, the key market gauge ...

| Jun 12, 2015

Nikkei follows Wall Street higher

Stocks edged up Friday, with their upside capped by profit-taking and position-adjustment selling prior to the weekend. The Nikkei 225 average grew 24.11 points, or 0.12 percent, to end at 20,407.08. On Thursday, the key market gauge surged 336.61 points. The Topix advanced 2.60 ...

| Jun 11, 2015

Nikkei rallies after four-day drop

Stocks staged a powerful rally Thursday after a four-day drop, spurred by buybacks and buying on dips following solid overseas equities and the weaker yen. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 336.61 points, or 1.68 percent, to end at the day’s high of 20,382.97. On ...

| Jun 10, 2015

Tokyo stocks drop further on stronger yen

Stocks dropped further on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, hit by futures-led selling on the yen’s strength against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 49.94 points, or 0.25 percent, to end at 20,046.36. On Tuesday, the key market gauge plunged 360.89 points. The ...