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Business / Financial Markets Mar 4, 2021

Dollar rises above ¥107 yen in Tokyo

The dollar crept up to levels above ¥107 yen in Tokyo trading Thursday, thanks to position-squaring buying ahead of a discussion event joined by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥107.15, up from ¥106.82 at the same time ...

Business / Financial Markets Mar 4, 2021

Tokyo stocks plunge on U.S. market fall

Tokyo stocks plummeted Thursday on the heels of an overnight Wall Street fall, causing the benchmark Nikkei average to end below the psychologically important threshold of 29,000. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 628.99 points, or 2.13%, to finish at 28,930.11, closing below the 29,000 line ...

Business / Financial Markets Mar 3, 2021

Dollar moves tightly around ¥106.80 in Tokyo

The dollar moved mostly around ¥106.80-90 throughout Tokyo trading Wednesday, amid an absence of fresh trading incentives. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥106.82-82, down slightly from ¥106.84-85 at the same time on Tuesday. The euro was at $1.2093-2094, up from $1.2007-2007, and at ...

Business / Financial Markets Mar 3, 2021

Tokyo stocks rebound on buying on dips and buybacks

Tokyo stocks rebounded on Wednesday, thanks to buying on dips and buybacks after their recent falls. The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange climbed 150.93 points, or 0.51%, to finish at 29,559.10, after surrendering 255.33 ...

Business / Financial Markets Mar 2, 2021

Tokyo stocks end lower after strong start

Tokyo stocks ended in negative territory on Tuesday, despite starting out on the sunny side, as the market succumbed to selling attributed in part to lackluster performances of Chinese stocks. The 225-issue Nikkei average gave up 255.33 points, or 0.86%, to finish at 29,408.17, after ...

Business / Financial Markets Mar 1, 2021

Dollar rises to around ¥106.60 in Tokyo

The dollar climbed to around ¥106.60 in Tokyo trading Monday, in response to a rebound in U.S. long-term interest rates and real demand. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥106.60, up from ¥106.08 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.2076, down ...

Business / Financial Markets Mar 1, 2021

Tokyo stocks rebound on calmer U.S. bond market

Tokyo stocks bounced back Monday, reflecting investors' sigh of relief over some calm that returned to the U.S. Treasury bond market. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 697.49 points, or 2.41%, to finish at 29,663.50, returning above the 29,000 line after plummeting 1,202.26 points to fall ...