| Apr 12, 2016

Tokyo stocks bounce on weaker yen

Stocks rebounded sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, as the yen’s weakening against the dollar induced brisk buybacks. The Nikkei average climbed 177.66 points, or 1.13 percent, to end at 15,928.79. On Monday, it lost 70.39 points. The Topix index grew 19.56 ...

| Apr 8, 2016

Tokyo stocks gain on buybacks

Amid a halt to the yen’s rise against the dollar, stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, backed by buybacks and buying on dips following the recent tumble. The 225-issue Nikkei average advanced 71.68 points, or 0.46 percent, to end ...

| Apr 5, 2016

Nikkei slumps below 16,000

The Nikkei average plunged to close at its lowest level in about seven weeks on Tuesday, with the market beaten by risk-averse selling in the wake of the firmer yen, setbacks on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices. The average was down 390.45 ...