| Feb 3, 2017

Tokyo stocks up modestly on weaker yen

Stocks closed slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, thanks to a pause in the yen’s strengthening against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 3.62 points, or 0.02 percent, to end at 18,918.20. On Thursday, the key market gauge fell 233.50 points. ...

| Feb 1, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on buybacks

Stocks overcame their early weakness stemming from the yen’s rise and closed moderately higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, supported by buybacks and buying on dips. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 106.74 points, or 0.56 percent, to finish at 19,148.08. On Tuesday, ...

Line declines after quarterly profit, sales miss estimates

Jan 26, 2017

Line declines after quarterly profit, sales miss estimates

Line Corp. posted its biggest drop yet as analysts cut ratings after fourth-quarter profit and revenue that missed estimates. The stock finished more than 10 percent lower at ¥3,755 in Tokyo on Thursday, the steepest decline since listing in July. Line’s operating profit of ...