| Jun 15, 2016

Tokyo stocks rebound on buybacks

Stocks turned higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, buoyed by buybacks after their recent fall. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 60.58 points, or 0.38 percent, to close at 15,919.58. On Tuesday, the key market gauge lost 160.18 points. The Topix index of all ...

| Jun 13, 2016

Tokyo stocks tumble on yen's ascent

Stocks tumbled on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Monday, dragged down by the yen’s surge stemming from increasing concerns over Britain’s possible exit from the European Union. The 225-issue Nikkei average slipped 582.18 points, or 3.51 percent, to finish at the day’s low of 16,019.18, ...

| May 31, 2016

Nikkei rises for fifth session on weak yen

The Nikkei average rose for the fifth straight session on Tuesday, backed by purchases of mainstay export-oriented issues, reflecting the yen’s continued weakness against the dollar. It gained 166.96 points, or 0.98 percent, to end at 17,234.98. On Monday, the Nikkei rise 233.18 points. ...