| Jan 10, 2017

Tokyo stocks fall on yen's ascent

Stocks fell on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, dragged down by the yen’s appreciation against other major currencies. The 225-issue Nikkei average fell 152.89 points, or 0.79 percent, to close at 19,301.44. On Friday, the key market gauge shed 66.36 points. The Tokyo market ...

| Jan 6, 2017

Nikkei falls further on yen's rise

The benchmark Nikkei average fell further on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, weighed down by selling from investors worried about the yen’s appreciation against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 66.36 points, or 0.34 percent, to end at 19,454.33. On Thursday, the key ...

| Dec 28, 2016

Tokyo stocks flat without trading clues

Stocks closed almost unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, amid a dearth of major trading incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average ended 1.34 points, or 0.01 percent, lower at 19,401.42. On Tuesday, the key market gauge gained 6.42 points. The Topix index of all ...

Toshiba stocks fall by limit as huge loss emerges

Dec 28, 2016

Toshiba stocks fall by limit as huge loss emerges

Toshiba Corp. stocks plunged by the daily limit in Tokyo as the once heralded U.S. nuclear renaissance is turning into a nightmare for the company. The shares fell by 20 percent to ¥311.6 in Tokyo, following a 12 percent drop Tuesday. Toshiba said it ...