| Jan 19, 2017

Nikkei closes above 19,000 on yen's fall

Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday thanks to the yen’s easing, lifting the benchmark Nikkei average to its first finish above 19,000 in three days. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 177.88 points, or 0.94 percent, to end at 19,072.25. On ...

| Jan 18, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on buying on dips

Stocks rebounded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, supported by buying on dips after a two-day fall. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 80.84 points, or 0.43 percent, to close at 18,894.37. On Tuesday, the key market gauge tumbled 281.71 points. The Topix index of ...

| Jan 11, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on buying on dips

Stocks turned moderately higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, underpinned by purchases on dips, with the benchmark Nikkei average snapping its three-session losing streak. The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 63.23 points, or 0.33 percent, to end at 19,364.67. On Tuesday, the key market ...

| Jan 10, 2017

Tokyo stocks fall on yen's ascent

Stocks fell on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, dragged down by the yen’s appreciation against other major currencies. The 225-issue Nikkei average fell 152.89 points, or 0.79 percent, to close at 19,301.44. On Friday, the key market gauge shed 66.36 points. The Tokyo market ...

| Jan 6, 2017

Nikkei falls further on yen's rise

The benchmark Nikkei average fell further on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, weighed down by selling from investors worried about the yen’s appreciation against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 66.36 points, or 0.34 percent, to end at 19,454.33. On Thursday, the key ...

| Dec 28, 2016

Tokyo stocks flat without trading clues

Stocks closed almost unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, amid a dearth of major trading incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average ended 1.34 points, or 0.01 percent, lower at 19,401.42. On Tuesday, the key market gauge gained 6.42 points. The Topix index of all ...