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

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

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 ...

Business / Financial Markets Feb 22, 2021

Tokyo stocks rally on buybacks

Tokyo stocks snapped a three-session losing streak Monday, with economic recovery prospects spurring buybacks. The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 138.11 points, or 0.46%, to close at 30,156.03, in a turnaround from a 218.17-point drop Friday. The Topix index of all first section issues ended 9.40 points, ...

Business / Financial Markets Feb 19, 2021

Tokyo stocks slide on profit-locking

Tokyo stocks went down for the third straight day Friday as an overnight decline in U.S. stocks accelerated profit-taking selling. The 225-issue Nikkei average sank 218.17 points, or 0.72%, to close at 30,017.92. The benchmark index fell 56.10 points on Thursday. The Topix index of all ...

Business / Financial Markets Feb 18, 2021

Tokyo stocks continue to fall on overheating concerns

Tokyo stocks continued to slip Thursday as investors remained cautious about the key Nikkei average's recent rapid ascent. The 225-issue Nikkei average of 225 dipped 56.10 points, or 0.19%, to close at 30,236.09, falling for two straight days. The benchmark index shed 175.56 points Wednesday. The ...