| Sep 12, 2014

Nikkei advances for fifth session

Stocks stretched their winning streak to a fifth session on Friday as the yen depreciated, but their upside was capped by profit-taking amid a sense of overheating. The Nikkei 225 average ended up 39.09 points, or 0.25 percent, at 15,948.29 on the Tokyo Stock ...

| Sep 11, 2014

Nikkei hits eight-month closing high

The Nikkei 225 average extended its winning streak to a fourth session to finish Thursday at its highest level in some eight months, boosted by purchases on the back of the yen’s further decline against the dollar. The key market gauge ended 120.42 points ...

| Sep 5, 2014

Nikkei dips amid wait-and-see mood

Stocks gave up earlier gains to end slightly lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday as a wait-and-see mood grew ahead of closely watched U.S. jobs data. The Nikkei 225 average ended down 7.50 points, or 0.05 percent, at 15,668.68. On Thursday, the ...

Sep 2, 2014

Nikkei to invest in Monocle magazine publisher

Nikkei Inc. said Tuesday it has agreed on a capital and business alliance with Winkontent AG, the publisher of monthly global affairs and lifestyle magazine Monocle, in which Nikkei will take a stake in the London-based magazine. “Under Tyler Brûlé’s leadership, Monocle has grown ...