Jul 11, 2016

Line prices IPO at top of range in year's biggest tech debut

Line Corp. set the price of its initial public offering at the top of the targeted range and will exercise an option to sell more stock as investors shrug off market volatility caused by Britain’s decision to bolt from the European Union. The mobile-messaging ...

| Jul 8, 2016

Tokyo stocks fall as yen strengthens

Stocks fell for the fourth straight session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, bowing to selling activated by the yen’s strengthening against the dollar and a drop in long-term interest rates. The 225-issue Nikkei average slumped 169.26 points, or 1.11 percent, to end ...

| Jul 6, 2016

Nikkei tumbles 290 points on yen's rise

Stocks retreated sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with export-oriented names taking a beating amid the strong yen and financials weathering fears over Europe’s banking system. The Nikkei average lost 290.34 points, or 1.85 percent, to end at 15,378.99. On Tuesday, it ...

| Jul 4, 2016

Nikkei run continues in thin trading

The key Nikkei average rose for the sixth straight session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, backed by purchases of domestic demand- and resource-oriented issues, but trading remained quiet in the absence of fresh incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 93.32 points, or ...

| Jun 28, 2016

Buybacks help push Nikkei higher

The benchmark Nikkei average ended an unstable session slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, helped by continued buybacks after Friday’s tumble attributed to concern over Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 13.93 points, or 0.09 ...

| Jun 27, 2016

Tokyo stocks soar after Brexit crash

Stocks staged a powerful rally on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday after plummeting on the previous trading day following a historic British referendum in which voters chose the country’s exit from the European Union. The 225-issue Nikkei average rallied 357.19 points, or 2.39 ...