| Feb 23, 2017

Tokyo stocks fall slightly

Stocks lost ground, albeit moderately, on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, hit by selling reflecting the yen’s firmness. The 225-issue Nikkei average fell 8.41 points, or 0.04 percent, to close at 19,371.46, down for two days in a row. On Wednesday, the key ...

| Feb 20, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound moderately

Stocks turned slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday as the yen lost some of its early strength. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 16.46 points, or 0.09 percent, to close at 19,251.08. On Friday, the key market gauge lost 112.91 points. The ...

| Feb 16, 2017

Tokyo stocks turn lower on yen's rise

Stocks fell back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, dragged down by the yen’s rise. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 90.45 points, or 0.47 percent, to close at 19,347.53. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained 199.00 points. The Topix index of all first-section ...

| Feb 14, 2017

Nikkei plunges on Flynn's ouster

Stocks turned sharply lower Tuesday, weighed down by the yen’s rise following the resignation of U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser. The Nikkei 225 average lost 220.17 points, or 1.13 percent, to finish at 19,238.98. On Monday, the key market gauge rose 80.22 ...

| Feb 10, 2017

Tokyo stocks surge on Trump policy hopes

Stocks turned sharply higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, after the dollar and U.S. equities soared on hopes for U.S. President Donald Trump’s economic policies. The 225-issue Nikkei average jumped 471.26 points, or 2.49 percent, to end at 19,378.93. On Thursday, the key ...