| Nov 10, 2014

Nikkei falls after yen rebounds

Stocks turned lower Monday, pressured by sales reflecting a rebound in the value of the yen. The Nikkei 225 average lost 99.85 points to close at 16,780.53. On Friday, the key market gauge climbed 87.90 points. The Topix sagged 3.56 points end at 1,360.11 ...

| Nov 7, 2014

Nikkei rises in step with yen's fall

Stocks turned higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday after the yen fell further and European and U.S. equities rose overnight Thursday on hints of additional monetary easing by the European Central Bank. The Nikkei 225 average gained 87.90 points, or 0.52 percent, ...

Nov 6, 2014

Nikkei server believed victim of 'domain name hijacking'

The Internet server for the Web edition of the Nikkei daily and its Nikkei Asian Review recently came under cyberattack and was altered to direct viewers to other sites, which may have been infected with computer viruses, according to the daily and other reports. ...

| Nov 4, 2014

Nikkei briefly jumps above 17,000

Stocks gained ground Tuesday, supported by the yen’s continued drops on the back of the Bank of Japan’s additional monetary easing, with the Nikkei 225 average briefly topping 17,000 for the first time in more than seven years. The Nikkei surged 448.71 points, or ...

Oct 31, 2014

Wall St. up on GDP, earnings; fund yearend lifts winners

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, boosted by a strong reading on quarterly economic growth and by another round of upbeat earnings reports, including Visa, which accounted for nearly 140 points in the Dow industrials. Despite the bullish data and the Federal Reserve’s Wednesday statement ...

| Oct 28, 2014

Nikkei dragged down by profit-taking

Stocks pulled back Tuesday, bruised by profit-taking amid a sense of market overheating after the recent rise. The Nikkei 225 average sagged 58.81 points to close at 15,329.91. On Monday, the key market gauge climbed 97.08 points. The Topix ended down 2.28 points at ...

| Oct 27, 2014

Nikkei gains on Wall Street rise

Stocks advanced Monday, backed by higher U.S. equities late last week and futures-led purchases. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 97.08 points to close at 15,388.72. The Topix ended 11.96 points higher to end at 1,254.28. The market kicked off the week with gains after ...

| Oct 25, 2014

Overseas market jumps perk up Nikkei

Stocks gained ground Friday at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, backed by overnight rises in U.S. and European markets. The Nikkei 225 average rose 152.68 points, or 1.01 percent, to finish at 15,291.64. On Thursday, the key market gauge lost 56.81 points. The Topix added ...