| Jul 4, 2016

Nikkei run continues in thin trading

The key Nikkei average rose for the sixth straight session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, backed by purchases of domestic demand- and resource-oriented issues, but trading remained quiet in the absence of fresh incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 93.32 points, or ...

| Jun 28, 2016

Buybacks help push Nikkei higher

The benchmark Nikkei average ended an unstable session slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, helped by continued buybacks after Friday’s tumble attributed to concern over Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 13.93 points, or 0.09 ...

| Jun 27, 2016

Tokyo stocks soar after Brexit crash

Stocks staged a powerful rally on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday after plummeting on the previous trading day following a historic British referendum in which voters chose the country’s exit from the European Union. The 225-issue Nikkei average rallied 357.19 points, or 2.39 ...

| Jun 20, 2016

Tokyo stocks rise on yen's fallback

Stocks advanced sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday thanks to a pause in the yen’s appreciation on the back of receding worries about Britain’s possible exit from the European Union, or “Brexit.” The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 365.64 points, or 2.34 percent, ...