| Jun 30, 2014

Nikkei draws a lift from buybacks

Tokyo stocks logged modest gains Monday, aided by buybacks on solid performances by Asian bourses. The Nikkei 225 average ended up 67.10 points at 15,162.10. On Friday, the key market gauge surrendered 213.49 points. The Topix climbed 9.41 points to close at 1,262.56 after ...

| Jun 18, 2014

Dollar rises on U.S. interest rates

The dollar gained ground marginally at levels above ¥102 in Tokyo trading Wednesday on the back of a rise in U.S. long-term interest rates and stock prices, but profit-taking capped its upside. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.22-22, up from ¥102.03-05 at ...