| 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 ...

| Oct 21, 2014

Profit-taking pulls Nikkei down

Stocks turned lower Tuesday, pressured by profit-taking after Monday’s surge, with the Nikkei 225 average falling back below 15,000. The Nikkei lost 306.95 points, or 2.03 percent, to end at 14,804.28. On Monday, the key market gauge jumped 578.72 points, marking its sharpest rise ...

| Oct 20, 2014

Nikkei rebounds, rises almost 4%

Stocks rebounded sharply Monday on the back of receding worries over the global economy, with the Nikkei 225 average topping the psychologically important 15,000 threshold for the first time in three market days. The benchmark Nikkei surged 578.72 points, or 3.98 percent, to close ...