Mar 9, 2015

Nikkei retreats on Dow's tumble, weak GDP update

Stocks fell back sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, pressured by profit-taking following Wall Street’s tumble late last week and weak readings in revised Japanese gross domestic data. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 180.45 points, or 0.95 percent, to end at 18,790.55. ...

Apple joins blue-chip Dow index; AT&T gets booted

Mar 7, 2015

Apple joins blue-chip Dow index; AT&T gets booted

Apple is in. AT&T is out. In another milestone for the popular and profitable iPhone giant, Apple will replace AT&T in the venerable Dow Jones industrial average on March 19, the manager of the index announced Friday. The move isn’t likely to affect the ...

| Mar 4, 2015

Bout of caution sends Nikkei lower

Stocks retreated Wednesday, weighed down by selling amid a sense of caution over the recent rapid pace of advance. The Nikkei 225 average fell 111.56 points to end at 18,703.60. On Tuesday, the key market gauge lost 11.72 points. The Topix slumped 9.82 points ...

| Mar 3, 2015

Nikkei falls back moderately

The Nikkei 225 average closed slightly lower Tuesday, hurt by profit-taking after the recent surge, but its downside was limited thanks to buying on dips. The key market gauge lost 11.72 points to close at 18,815.16 after adding 28.94 points Monday. The Topix rose ...