| Dec 28, 2016

Tokyo stocks flat without trading clues

Stocks closed almost unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, amid a dearth of major trading incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average ended 1.34 points, or 0.01 percent, lower at 19,401.42. On Tuesday, the key market gauge gained 6.42 points. The Topix index of all ...

Toshiba stocks fall by limit as huge loss emerges

Dec 28, 2016

Toshiba stocks fall by limit as huge loss emerges

Toshiba Corp. stocks plunged by the daily limit in Tokyo as the once heralded U.S. nuclear renaissance is turning into a nightmare for the company. The shares fell by 20 percent to ¥311.6 in Tokyo, following a 12 percent drop Tuesday. Toshiba said it ...

| Dec 21, 2016

Tokyo stocks falter on profit-taking

Shares turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by selling to lock in gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 50.04 points, or 0.26 percent, to end at 19,444.49. On Tuesday, the key market gauge rose 102.93 points. The Topix index of ...

Bank of Japan caps tumultuous year with upgrade to outlook

Dec 20, 2016

Bank of Japan caps tumultuous year with upgrade to outlook

The Bank of Japan closed a tumultuous year for monetary policy with an upgrade to its assessment of the economy while keeping its yield-curve and asset-purchase programs unchanged. After the board’s first policy meeting since the election of Donald Trump, the BOJ forecast a ...