| Jul 15, 2015

Tokyo stocks rise on U.S. rally

Stocks advanced further on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, supported by an overnight rally on Wall Street, but their topside was heavy prior to key events in Japan and the United States. The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 78.00 points, or 0.38 percent, to end ...

Jul 13, 2015

China accuses trading firms of manipulating stocks

Chinese authorities have accused securities firms of manipulating share prices and allowing improper trading during the country’s market plunge, in a possible effort to deflect blame for investor losses totaling several trillion dollars. The accusations follow drastic official efforts to stop price declines that ...

China stocks nosedive as regulator warns of 'panic'

Jul 8, 2015

China stocks nosedive as regulator warns of 'panic'

Chinese stocks dived on Wednesday, as the country’s securities regulator warned investors were in the grip of “panic sentiment” and the market showed signs of freezing up as companies scrambled to escape the rout by having their shares suspended. Beijing, which has struggled for ...

Chinese small investors look for way out of stocks

Jul 7, 2015

Chinese small investors look for way out of stocks

Shares in big state companies soared Monday after promises of government action to halt a slide in Chinese stock prices, but many others sank as jittery small investors tried to cut their losses. The market benchmark closed up 2.4 percent but still was down ...

| Jul 7, 2015

Nikkei rallies on buybacks

Stocks staged a sharp rally on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, spurred by buybacks of mainstay issues after overseas markets reacted calmly to Greek voters’ rejection of further austerity. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 264.47 points, or 1.31 percent, to end at 20,376.59. On ...