| Jan 19, 2017

Nikkei closes above 19,000 on yen's fall

Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday thanks to the yen’s easing, lifting the benchmark Nikkei average to its first finish above 19,000 in three days. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 177.88 points, or 0.94 percent, to end at 19,072.25. On ...

| Jan 18, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on buying on dips

Stocks rebounded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, supported by buying on dips after a two-day fall. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 80.84 points, or 0.43 percent, to close at 18,894.37. On Tuesday, the key market gauge tumbled 281.71 points. The Topix index of ...

| Jan 16, 2017

Nikkei falls as yen makes upward push

Stocks turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, weighed down by the yen’s ascent. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 192.04 points, or 1.00 percent, to close at 19,095.24. On Friday, the key market gauge gained 152.58 points. The Topix index of all ...

| Jan 13, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on buying on dips

Stocks staged a rebound on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, backed by purchases on dips following the previous day’s plunge. The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 152.58 points, or 0.80 percent, to end at 19,287.28. On Thursday, the key market gauge tumbled 229.97 points. ...

| Jan 11, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on buying on dips

Stocks turned moderately higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, underpinned by purchases on dips, with the benchmark Nikkei average snapping its three-session losing streak. The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 63.23 points, or 0.33 percent, to end at 19,364.67. On Tuesday, the key market ...