| Oct 7, 2014

Nikkei falls amid wait-and-see mood

Stocks turned lower Tuesday amid a growing wait-and-see mood ahead of a news conference by Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda later in the day. The Nikkei 225 average lost 107.12 points, or 0.67 percent, to finish at 15,783.83. On Monday, the key market ...

| Sep 30, 2014

Nikkei falls on weak economic data

Stocks fell back Tuesday, pressured by profit-taking stemming partly from weak economic indicators in Japan and abroad. Heightened geopolitical risks over protests in Hong Kong also weighed on sentiment. The Nikkei 225 stock average sagged 137.12 points, or 0.84 percent, to end at 16,173.52. ...

| Sep 29, 2014

Tokyo stocks see moderate rebound

Stocks staged a moderate rebound Monday, helped by purchases on the back of Wall Street’s rise late last week and the easier yen, but their upside was weighed down by profit-taking. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 80.78 points to end at 16,310.64. On Friday, ...

| Sep 26, 2014

Nikkei plunges on U.S. market woes

Stocks retreated Friday, pressured by selling due to Wall Street’s plunge overnight and by the passing of the previous day’s deadline for securing rights to dividends for April-September. The Nikkei 225 average fell 144.28 points, or 0.88 percent, to end at 16,229.86. On Thursday, ...