Sep 4, 2015

Smartphone game-maker DeNA, builder Haseko join Nikkei 225

DeNA Co., the social website operator that’s working with Nintendo Co. on smartphone games, and condominium builder Haseko Corp. will join Japan’s Nikkei 225 Stock Average. The companies will be added to the measure after the close on Sept. 30, replacing Nitto Boseki Co. ...

| Sep 4, 2015

Nikkei tumbles to nearly 7-month low

Stocks fell back sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, dragged down by index futures-led selling amid the yen’s strengthening, with the benchmark Nikkei average closing at the lowest level in nearly seven months. The 225-issue Nikkei average tumbled 390.23 points, or 2.15 percent, ...

| Aug 31, 2015

Nikkei ends below 19,000 on profit-taking

The benchmark Nikkei average closed below 19,000 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Monday, pressured by profit-taking after last week’s surge. The 225-issue average lost 245.84 points, or 1.28 percent, to end at 18,890.48. On Friday, the key market gauge shot up 561.88 points. The ...

Analysts still see downside risks to Tokyo stocks

| Aug 29, 2015

Analysts still see downside risks to Tokyo stocks

Though worries have waned over global stock sell-offs, analysts still see downside risks to Tokyo stocks amid uncertainty over the course of U.S. monetary policy. The benchmark 225-issue Nikkei average finished the week at 19,136.32, down 299.51 points, or 1.54 percent, from a week ...