Feb 1, 2016

Japan Post Bank to start in-house stock investments

Japan Post Bank plans to start in-house investments in stocks in the second half of 2016, according to Katsunori Sago, the bank’s vice president in charge of asset management. The bank’s policy for more diversified and sophisticated asset management “will not be affected” by ...

| Jan 29, 2016

BOJ move sends Tokyo stocks up

Stocks closed sharply higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday after showing wild swings due to mixed investor reactions to the Bank of Japan’s surprise decision to introduce negative interest rates. The 225-issue Nikkei average jumped 476.85 points, or 2.8 percent, to end ...

| Jan 27, 2016

Nikkei regains 17,000 on U.S. rebound

Stocks staged a sharp rally on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday following an overnight rebound in U.S. equities, with the Nikkei ending above 17,000. The Nikkei surged 455.02 points, or 2.72 percent, to close at 17,163.92. On Tuesday, it lost 402.01 points. The ...