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Business / Financial Markets Jan 22, 2021

Dollar edges up to around ¥103.70 in Tokyo

The dollar edged up to around ¥103.70 in late Tokyo trading Friday after a generally lackluster session brought on by an absence of fresh trading incentives. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.67, up from ¥103.52 at the same time Thursday. The euro was ...

Business / Financial Markets Jan 22, 2021

Tokyo stocks drop on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks fell Friday, succumbing to profit-taking, amid an absence of fresh trading incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange shed 125.41 points, or 0.44%, to close at 28,631.45. On Thursday, the key index gained 233.60 points. The Topix index of all first ...

Japan sees 18,635 workers offered early retirement in 2020

Business Jan 21, 2021

Japan sees 18,635 workers offered early retirement in 2020

Listed companies in Japan offered voluntary early retirement to at least 18,635 employees in 2020, marking the highest level in 11 years, Tokyo Shoko Research Ltd. said Thursday. The number of companies that made public voluntary retirement offers stood at 93, 2.6 times the previous ...

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