Business / Financial Markets May 15, 2020

Tokyo stocks rebound on U.S. rally

Tokyo stocks snapped their three-day losing streak Friday, with investors taking heart from a sharp Wall Street rebound and strong Chinese data. The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 122.69 points, or 0.62 percent, to ...

Business / Financial Markets May 13, 2020

Tokyo stocks sink deeper after Wall Street dive

Tokyo stocks extended losses Wednesday, with buying sentiment dampened by a continued sell-off on Wall Street. The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 99.43 points, or 0.49 percent, to end at 20,267.05. On Tuesday, the ...

Business / Financial Markets May 12, 2020

Tokyo stocks turn marginally lower

Tokyo stocks suffered a minor setback Tuesday, with selling slightly outpacing buying following the recent bull run. The Nikkei 225 average fell 24.18 points, or 0.12 percent, to end at 20,366.48 after jumping 211.57 points Monday. The Topix, which covers all issues on the first section ...

Financial Markets Apr 30, 2020

Nikkei tops 20,000 for first time in nearly two months

The benchmark 225-issue Nikkei average bounced back Thursday to exceed 20,000 for the first time in nearly two months, on the back of heightened expectations for the development of a quick coronavirus treatment. The average of selected issues on the first section of the Tokyo ...

Business / Financial Markets Apr 28, 2020

Nikkei loses ground on profit-taking

Failing to shrug off profit-taking pressure, the Nikkei 225 stock average turned lower in lackluster trading Tuesday. The Nikkei shed 12.03 points, or 0.06 percent, to end at 19,771.19 after rocketing 521.22 points Monday. The Topix, which covers all first-section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, ...