| Nov 18, 2016

Nikkei climbs to 10-month high

The benchmark Nikkei average closed at its highest level in more than 10 months Friday, buoyed by rises in major export-oriented companies on the back of the yen’s weakness. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 104.78 points, or 0.59 percent, to 17,967.41 on the Tokyo ...

| Nov 17, 2016

Tokyo stocks edge up on stable dollar

Stocks cut earlier losses to close slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, underpinned by a stable dollar versus the yen. The 225-issue Nikkei average edged up 0.42 point, or 0.00 percent, to close at 17,862.63. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained ...

| Nov 16, 2016

Nikkei rebounds to new nine-month high

The benchmark Nikkei average rebounded to hit a new nine-month closing high on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday thanks to an overnight rise in U.S. equities and the yen’s drop. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 194.06 points, or 1.10 percent, to close at 17,862.21, ...

Analysts say Trump stocks rally could persist

| Nov 13, 2016

Analysts say Trump stocks rally could persist

Donald Trump’s shock White House win sparked a surprising rally on Wall Street last week that some believe could be a prelude to further gains. The response, which sent the Dow Jones Industrial record to all time highs on Thursday and Friday, reflected expectations ...

| Nov 10, 2016

Nikkei climbs above 17,000 in powerful rally

The benchmark Nikkei average staged a sharp rally to close above 17,000 on Thursday, as worries receded about global financial market turmoil following Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election. The 225-issue Nikkei average surged 1,092.88 points, or 6.72 percent, to end ...