Tokyo area gets first November dusting of snow in 54 years

Nov 24, 2016

Tokyo area gets first November dusting of snow in 54 years

Snow fell in Tokyo and elsewhere in eastern Japan on Thursday, the first snowfall to hit the Japanese capital in November in 54 years, disrupting traffic and causing electricity usage to spike due to heating demand. Injuries were also reported in Tokyo and surrounding ...

| 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 ...