Weak job data ease rate hike jitters, lift Wall Street

Apr 7, 2015

Weak job data ease rate hike jitters, lift Wall Street

U.S. stocks rose on Monday as expectations the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset concerns over Friday’s surprisingly weak jobs report. Labor Department data showed U.S. employers last month added 126,000 jobs, the lowest number in more ...

| Apr 6, 2015

Nikkei dips on weak U.S. jobs data

Stocks turned lower Monday, weighed down by dismal U.S. employment data released in Washington on Friday. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 37.10 points, or 0.19 percent, to close at 19,397.98 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Friday, the key market gauge climbed 122.29 points. ...

Apr 3, 2015

TSE head Kiyota to become CEO of Japan Exchange Group

Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc. President Akira Kiyota will succeed Atsushi Saito as CEO of the bourse’s parent, Japan Exchange Group Inc., sources said Friday. Saito, 75, will retire after serving as head of Japan Exchange Group for two years since its launch following the ...

| Apr 2, 2015

Tokyo stocks rally on buybacks

Stocks rallied sharply Thursday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, helped by buybacks and buying on dips after plunging the previous day. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 277.95 points, or 1.46 percent, to end at 19,312.79. On Wednesday, the key market gauge tumbled 172.15 points. ...