| Jul 21, 2016

Stocks rebound on Wall St. and yen

Stocks rebounded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, lifted by gains in New York and an easier yen. The Nikkei average gained 128.33 points, or 0.77 percent, to finish at 16,810.22. On Wednesday, it lost 41.42 points. The Topix index closed up 8.64 ...

| Jul 20, 2016

Tokyo stocks' six-session advance ends

Stocks snapped a six-session winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by selling to lock in gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 41.42 points, or 0.25 percent, to end at 16,681.89. On Tuesday, the key market gauge advanced 225.46 points. The ...

Jul 19, 2016

SoftBank shares dive on concerns over balance sheet

Shares in SoftBank Group Corp. plunged in Tokyo on Tuesday after it unveiled its ¥3.3 trillion takeover of chip designer ARM Holdings PLC, a deal that marks founder Masayoshi Son’s biggest gamble so far on the future of technology. The shares dropped as much ...

Jul 11, 2016

Line prices IPO at top of range in year's biggest tech debut

Line Corp. set the price of its initial public offering at the top of the targeted range and will exercise an option to sell more stock as investors shrug off market volatility caused by Britain’s decision to bolt from the European Union. The mobile-messaging ...

| Jul 8, 2016

Tokyo stocks fall as yen strengthens

Stocks fell for the fourth straight session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, bowing to selling activated by the yen’s strengthening against the dollar and a drop in long-term interest rates. The 225-issue Nikkei average slumped 169.26 points, or 1.11 percent, to end ...