Sep 30, 2016

Japan fund managers add stocks in September, trim bonds

Japanese fund managers slightly increased exposure to equities in their model portfolios in September and trimmed their bond holdings after the Federal Reserve refrained from hiking interest rates, underpinning demand for riskier assets, a Reuters survey showed. The survey of five Japan-based fund managers ...

| Sep 26, 2016

Stocks tumble as yen strengthens

Stocks lost further ground Monday, pushed down by selling energized by the yen’s firming against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 209.46 points, or 1.25 percent, to end at 16,544.56 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Friday, the key market gauge gave up ...

| Sep 23, 2016

Tokyo stocks turn lower on profit-taking

Stocks turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, pressured by profit-taking and position-adjustment selling after the end of key monetary policy-setting meetings in Japan and abroad. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 53.60 points, or 0.32 percent, to end at 16,754.02. On Wednesday, the ...