/ | May 25, 2017

Stocks add gains on U.S. rally

Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, supported by an overnight rise on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 climbed 70.15 points, or 0.36 percent, to finish at 19,813.13. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained 129.70 points. The Topix, which covers ...

/ | May 23, 2017

Stocks dragged down on yen's rise

Stocks turned lower Tuesday, dragged down by the yen’s ascent against the dollar. The Nikkei 225 shed 65.00 points, or 0.33 percent, to finish at 19,613.28. On Monday, the key market gauge gained 87.52 points. The Topix, which covers all first-section issues, closed 2.43 ...

/ | May 18, 2017

Tokyo stocks tumble on Trump worries

Stocks slumped on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday amid growing risk-averse market sentiment on the back of political confusion surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 261.02 points, or 1.32 percent, to close at 19,553.86. On Wednesday, the key market gauge ...