Business / Financial Markets Jun 16, 2021

Nikkei suffers modest setback in mixed trading

The benchmark Nikkei average turned moderately lower in mixed trading Wednesday, with investors reluctant to actively take positions before the end of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 150.29 points, or 0.51%, to close at ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 15, 2021

Tokyo stocks extend rally with U.S. tech support

The Tokyo stock market extended its rally Tuesday, led by vigorous buying of technology shares in the wake of the U.S. tech sector's record-breaking advance. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange jumped 279.50 points, or 0.96%, to close at 29,441.30, after gaining ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 14, 2021

Tokyo stocks rebound on Wall Street rise

Tokyo stocks turned up Monday, getting a boost from a continued rally on Wall Street last week. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 213.07 points, or 0.74%, to close at 29,161.80, following a 9.83-point drop Friday. The Topix index of all first ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 10, 2021

Nikkei edges up in lackluster trade

Japan's benchmark Nikkei average ended moderately higher Thursday while market activities remained slow ahead of key events abroad. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange advanced 97.76 points, or 0.34%, to close at 28,958.56, snapping its two-day losing streak. On Wednesday, it gave ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 8, 2021

Nikkei ends lower in thin trading

Japan's benchmark Nikkei average ended lower in thin trading Tuesday as falls in heavyweight components helped the index lose its earlier gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange gave up 55.68 points, or 0.19%, to close at 28,963.56, after rising 77.72 points ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 7, 2021

Nikkei ends higher, but gains limited

The benchmark Nikkei average turned higher on Monday thanks to a rise on Wall Street late last week, but its top side was capped due in part to the yen's advance. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 77.72 points, or 0.27%, ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 3, 2021

Tokyo stocks rise further on Wall Street advance

Tokyo stocks extended gains Thursday, getting a boost from broad-based advance on Wall Street. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange went up 111.97 points, or 0.39%, to close at 29,058.11, the first closing above 29,000 in five market days. The key market ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 2, 2021

Tokyo stocks lifted by economic recovery hopes

Tokyo stocks rose Wednesday, as a wide range of issues attracted buying amid growing hopes for economic recovery backed by progress in coronavirus vaccination. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 131.80 points, or 0.46%, to close at 28,946.14, in a turnaround ...