Business Sep 1, 2000

Tokyo stocks should keep on trucking up

The uptrend in Tokyo share prices appears likely to gather momentum in the coming weeks amid growing opti- mism about economic prospects. The Nikkei average hit 17,181.12 at the close of trading Monday, up more than 1,500 points over the Aug. 4 low of 15,667.36. The ...

Business Aug 4, 2000

Selling pressure unsettling stock market

A spate of unnerving developments has seriously unsettled the Tokyo stock market in recent weeks. With selling pressure continuing unabated, the benchmark Nikkei average hit a 16-month closing low of 15,727.49 Monday, down 1,887.17 points from its July 3 peak. The market's leading concerns include fears ...

Business Jul 5, 2000

All things pointing to high-priced activity

The Tokyo stock market appears poised to snap out of a three-month correction. Having reached a high of 20,833 on April 12, the 225- issue Nikkei average fell to 16,008 on May 15 and is now hovering around 17,500. The Nikkei average appears likely to ...

Business Jun 7, 2000

Nikkei poised to see more ups than downs

The Tokyo stock market appears to be gathering steam for bursts of high-priced activity in the months ahead. After giving up 23 percent since hitting the April 12 peak of 20,833.21, the 225-issue Nikkei average rebounded strongly Monday, topping the 17,000 level for the first ...

Business May 10, 2000

Correction episode may be near an end

The trigger for Tokyo stock price corrections in recent weeks has been volatility on the New York Stock Exchange. The Dow Jones industrial average of 30 leading issues plunged 617.78 points to close at 10,305.77 on April 14 amid concern over inflation. The March U.S. core ...

Business Mar 8, 2000

Recovery mood to yield brisk April activity

Much of the uptrend in share prices has run out of steam as corporate investors stepped up sales to take profits and unwind cross-shareholding ties. After climbing past the 20,000 level repeatedly in recent weeks, the benchmark Nikkei average has slid back. Despite the seasonal corporate ...