| Aug 10, 2016

Tokyo stocks fall back on higher yen

Stocks turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by the yen’s rise. The 225-issue Nikkei stock average shed 29.85 points, or 0.18 percent, to finish at 16,735.12. On Tuesday, the key market gauge climbed 114.40 points. The Topix index of all ...

| Aug 3, 2016

Tokyo stocks tumble on firmer yen

Stocks lost further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, pressured by heavy selling due chiefly to the yen’s appreciation against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average dived 308.34 points, or 1.88 percent, to end at 16,083.11. On Tuesday, the key market gauge fell ...

| Aug 2, 2016

Nikkei average falls back on stronger yen

The key Nikkei average pulled back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, affected by falls in energy-related names and export-oriented companies, amid the yen’s appreciation versus the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average tumbled 244.32 points, or 1.47 percent, to end at 16,391.45. On Monday, ...

| 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 ...