Nikkei dives as U.S. slows, BOJ holds on stimulus

Apr 30, 2015

Nikkei dives as U.S. slows, BOJ holds on stimulus

Stocks in Tokyo posted steep losses Thursday as the Bank of Japan decided not to step up monetary easing, darkening investor sentiment already alarmed by weak U.S. gross domestic product data. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 538.94 points, or 2.69 percent, from Tuesday ...

Top-paid Nikkei 225 female exec shows Japan gender hurdles

Aug 18, 2014

Top-paid Nikkei 225 female exec shows Japan gender hurdles

Only one female executive made it to the top-earner list of the Nikkei 225 companies last year. She is an American who lives in New York. Nicole Seligman, president of Sony Corporation of America and Sony Entertainment Inc., is the only female among 185 ...

May 31, 2013

Nikkei dives 5%, ends below 13,600

The Nikkei index dives more than 5 percent to its lowest level in about one month, ending below 13,600 amid jitters over recent market volatility and concern over the course of the global economy.