| Nov 1, 2016

Tokyo stocks edge up after BOJ meeting

Stocks closed slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday after the Bank of Japan stopped short of expanding its negative interest rate policy. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 17.38 points, or 0.10 percent, to end at 17,442.40. On Monday, the key market gauge ...

| Oct 27, 2016

Nikkei snaps three-day winning streak

The key Nikkei average snapped its three-day winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, with the market pressured by profit-taking after its recent rise. The 225-issue yardstick lost 55.42 points, or 0.32 percent, to end at 17,336.42. On Wednesday, the Nikkei climbed ...

| Oct 24, 2016

Nikkei rebounds on earnings optimism

Stocks staged a moderate rally Monday, reflecting bright prospects for corporate earnings. The 225-issue Nikkei average added 49.83 points, or 0.29 percent, to close at 17,234.42 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Friday, the key market gauge dropped 50.91 points. The Topix index of ...