| Nov 17, 2016

Tokyo stocks edge up on stable dollar

Stocks cut earlier losses to close slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, underpinned by a stable dollar versus the yen. The 225-issue Nikkei average edged up 0.42 point, or 0.00 percent, to close at 17,862.63. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained ...

| Nov 10, 2016

Nikkei climbs above 17,000 in powerful rally

The benchmark Nikkei average staged a sharp rally to close above 17,000 on Thursday, as worries receded about global financial market turmoil following Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election. The 225-issue Nikkei average surged 1,092.88 points, or 6.72 percent, to end ...