| Jul 27, 2015

Nikkei falls on overseas uncertainty

Stocks plunged Monday, weighed down by growing uncertainty over the course of the U.S. and Chinese economies. The Nikkei 225 average fell 194.43 points, or 0.95 percent, to end at 20,350.10. On Friday, the key market gauge lost 139.42 points. The Topix closed down ...

| Jul 24, 2015

Nikkei follows Wall Street lower

Stocks turned down Friday, hit by selling ignited by falls in U.S. stocks overnight and the release of disappointing Chinese manufacturing data. The Nikkei 225 average lost 139.42 points, or 0.67 percent, to end at 20,544.53. On Thursday, the key market gauge climbed 90.28 ...

| Jul 23, 2015

Tokyo stocks rebound on buybacks

Stocks staged a rebound on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, helped by buybacks after the previous day’s tumble. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 90.28 points, or 0.44 percent, to end at 20,683.95. On Wednesday, the key market gauge plunged 248.30 points. The Topix index ...

| Jul 15, 2015

Tokyo stocks rise on U.S. rally

Stocks advanced further on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, supported by an overnight rally on Wall Street, but their topside was heavy prior to key events in Japan and the United States. The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 78.00 points, or 0.38 percent, to end ...

| Jul 14, 2015

Tokyo stocks jump on Greek talks

Stocks rose sharply on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with market players welcoming progress in the efforts to sort out the Greek debt crisis. The Nikkei gained 295.56 points, or 1.47 percent, to close at 20,385.33. On Monday, the key market gauge climbed ...

| Jul 8, 2015

Nikkei closes below 20,000

Stocks tumbled on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, amid growing worries about the Greek debt crisis and the global effects of a plunge in Chinese stocks, with the benchmark Nikkei average closing below 20,000 for the first time in three weeks. The Nikkei dived ...