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Business / Financial Markets Dec 3, 2020

Tokyo stocks close higher after range-bound trading

Tokyo stocks closed slightly higher Thursday after another session spent in a narrow trading range. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished up 8.39 points, or 0.03%, at 26,809.37, reaching another 29-year high. On Wednesday, the key index rose 13.44 points. The Topix ...

Business / Financial Markets Dec 2, 2020

Dollar rises above ¥104.50 in Tokyo

The dollar firmed above ¥104.50 in Tokyo trading late Wednesday, as news regarding a coronavirus vaccine brightened the market mood. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥104.56-56, up from ¥104.33-33 at the same time on Tuesday. The euro was at $1.2069-2069, up from $1.1968-1968, ...

Tokyo stocks inch up in directionless trading

Business / Financial Markets Dec 2, 2020

Tokyo stocks inch up in directionless trading

Tokyo stocks closed slightly higher on Wednesday after struggling for direction. The benchmark 225-issue Nikkei average on the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished up 13.44 points, or 0.05%, at 26,800.98, the highest closing level since April 17, 1991, after rising 353.92 points on Tuesday. The Topix index ...

Business / Financial Markets Nov 30, 2020

Tokyo stocks turn lower on overheating worries

Tokyo stocks fell back Monday due to investor concerns over an overheating market after the recent run-up. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange snapped a four-session winning streak and sank 211.09 points, or 0.79%, to close at 26,433.62, after climbing 107.40 points ...

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