| Apr 8, 2016

Tokyo stocks gain on buybacks

Amid a halt to the yen’s rise against the dollar, stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, backed by buybacks and buying on dips following the recent tumble. The 225-issue Nikkei average advanced 71.68 points, or 0.46 percent, to end ...

| Mar 30, 2016

Nikkei ends below 17,000 on yen's rise

Stocks lost further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, weighed down by the yen’s strengthening against the dollar, with the Nikkei average ending below 17,000 for the first time in a week. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 224.57 points, or 1.31 percent, ...