| Oct 27, 2016

Nikkei snaps three-day winning streak

The key Nikkei average snapped its three-day winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, with the market pressured by profit-taking after its recent rise. The 225-issue yardstick lost 55.42 points, or 0.32 percent, to end at 17,336.42. On Wednesday, the Nikkei climbed ...

| Oct 21, 2016

Tokyo stocks snap five-session winning streak

The key stock market gauges snapped their five-session winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, pressured by profit-taking after the recent gains and position-adjustment selling ahead of the weekend. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 50.91 points, or 0.30 percent, to end at 17,184.59. ...

Tokyo, Kyoto named best non-American cities by U.S. magazine

Oct 19, 2016

Tokyo, Kyoto named best non-American cities by U.S. magazine

Tokyo and Kyoto have been picked as the world’s best and second-best cities outside the United States, the U.S. travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler said Tuesday. Its readers cast more than 100,000 votes in the 2016 poll. Japan’s current and former capitals climbed in ...