Business / Financial Markets Jan 19, 2021

Tokyo stocks rebound on robust overseas markets

Tokyo stocks bounced back Tuesday, reflecting robust overseas markets. The 225-issue Nikkei average of selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange surged 391.25 points, or 1.39%, to close at 28,633.46. On Monday, the benchmark index fell 276.97 points. The Topix index ...

Business / Financial Markets Jan 18, 2021

Tokyo stocks fall on U.S. market drop, profit-taking

Tokyo stocks continued to drop Monday, reflecting a Wall Street fall late last week and profit-taking pressure. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange shed 276.97 points, or 0.97%, to close at 28,242.21. On Friday, the benchmark index lost 179.08 points. The Topix index ...

Business / Financial Markets Jan 14, 2021

Nikkei hits new 31-year high above 28,500

The Nikkei surged to extend its winning streak to a fifth session Thursday, rewriting a 31-year high above 28,500. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange climbed 241.67 points, or 0.85%, to close at 28,698.26, the highest finish since Aug. 3, 1990. The ...

Financial Markets Jan 13, 2021

Tokyo stocks extend gains on bullish chip buying

Tokyo stocks continued to advance Wednesday, lifted by strong demand for semiconductor and other electronic parts issues. The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange soared 292.25 points, or 1.04%, to close at 28,456.59 in a ...

Business / Financial Markets Jan 7, 2021

Tokyo stocks rise on U.S. 'blue wave' victories

Tokyo stocks climbed sharply on Thursday as market players took heart in Democratic victories in the U.S. Senate runoff elections in the state of Georgia, which raised hopes for a substantial economic package in the United States. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock ...