Business / Financial Markets | TSE DATA & REPORT Feb 19, 2019

Tokyo stocks see a moderate rise

Stocks closed moderately higher Tuesday after repeated minor ups and downs amid a lack of major trading incentives. The Nikkei 225 average gained 20.80 points, or 0.10 percent, to end at 21,302.65. On Monday, the key market gauge surged 381.22 points. The Topix, which covers all ...

Business / Financial Markets | CURRENCY MARKET Feb 18, 2019

Dollar firms to ¥110.50 in Tokyo

The dollar firmed above ¥110.50 in Tokyo trading Monday amid receding worries about U.S.-China trade negotiations. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥110.55-56, up from ¥110.31-32 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.1306-1306, up from $1.1278-1279, and at 124.99-¥125.00, up from ...

JPMorgan Chase unveils cryptocurrency prototype

Business / Financial Markets Feb 15, 2019

JPMorgan Chase unveils cryptocurrency prototype

JPMorgan Chase on Thursday unveiled a prototype for a digital coin system using blockchain, a first among major banks as disruption accelerates change in financial services. The system, called JPM Coin, which for now is only at the prototype stage and for business-to-business deals, would ...