Business / Financial Markets Jul 15, 2021

Tokyo stocks extend losses amid renewed coronavirus fears

Tokyo stocks continued to slide Thursday, as market players refrained from buying amid renewed concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange plunged 329.40 points, or 1.15%, to close at 28,279.09, widening its loss from Wednesday's 109.75 points. The Topix ...

Business / Financial Markets Jul 14, 2021

Tokyo stocks weighed down by selling on rally

Tokyo stocks turned lower Wednesday, hit by selling on a rally in thin trading ahead of a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 109.75 points, or 0.38%, to close at 28,608.49, after extending ...