/ | Jul 23, 2015

Tokyo stocks rebound on buybacks

Stocks staged a rebound on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, helped by buybacks after the previous day’s tumble. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 90.28 points, or 0.44 percent, to end at 20,683.95. On Wednesday, the key market gauge plunged 248.30 points. The Topix index ...

/ Jul 23, 2015

SoftBank to raise ¥534 billion from corporate bonds

SoftBank Group Corp. said Thursday it will raise a total of ¥533.7 billion through a series of new corporate bond issues later this month for debt repayment and to acquire working capital. The telecommunication and Internet business group will issue 7-year and 10-year dollar-denominated ...

/ | Jul 8, 2015

Nikkei closes below 20,000

Stocks tumbled on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, amid growing worries about the Greek debt crisis and the global effects of a plunge in Chinese stocks, with the benchmark Nikkei average closing below 20,000 for the first time in three weeks. The Nikkei dived ...