| Jul 25, 2016

Tokyo Stocks lose further ground

Stocks erased early gains and closed lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Monday, affected by continued profit-taking and selling on a recent rally and a halt to the yen’s easing in the afternoon. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 6.96 points, or 0.04 percent, to ...

| Jul 20, 2016

Tokyo stocks' six-session advance ends

Stocks snapped a six-session winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by selling to lock in gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 41.42 points, or 0.25 percent, to end at 16,681.89. On Tuesday, the key market gauge advanced 225.46 points. The ...

| Jul 8, 2016

Tokyo stocks fall as yen strengthens

Stocks fell for the fourth straight session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, bowing to selling activated by the yen’s strengthening against the dollar and a drop in long-term interest rates. The 225-issue Nikkei average slumped 169.26 points, or 1.11 percent, to end ...

| Jul 6, 2016

Nikkei tumbles 290 points on yen's rise

Stocks retreated sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with export-oriented names taking a beating amid the strong yen and financials weathering fears over Europe’s banking system. The Nikkei average lost 290.34 points, or 1.85 percent, to end at 15,378.99. On Tuesday, it ...

| Jul 4, 2016

Nikkei run continues in thin trading

The key Nikkei average rose for the sixth straight session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, backed by purchases of domestic demand- and resource-oriented issues, but trading remained quiet in the absence of fresh incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 93.32 points, or ...

| Jun 28, 2016

Buybacks help push Nikkei higher

The benchmark Nikkei average ended an unstable session slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, helped by continued buybacks after Friday’s tumble attributed to concern over Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 13.93 points, or 0.09 ...