Business / Financial Markets Oct 23, 2020

Tokyo stocks inch up on Wall Street gain

Tokyo stocks inched up Friday on the back of an overnight Wall Street rally. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed up 42.32 points, or 0.18%, at 23,516.59, after shedding 165.19 points Thursday. The Topix index of all TSE first section issues gained ...

Business / Financial Markets Oct 22, 2020

Tokyo stocks fall on U.S. political uncertainties

Tokyo stocks retreated Thursday as uncertainties over U.S. politics dampened investor sentiment. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 165.19 points, or 0.70%, to end at 23,474.27. On Wednesday, the key market gauge finished up 72.42 points. The Topix index of all TSE ...

Business / Financial Markets Oct 19, 2020

Nikkei marks highest close since February

The benchmark Nikkei average rebounded to close at the highest level since mid-February on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday on the back of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's rally late last week. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the TSE gained 260.50 points, or 1.11%, ...

Business / Financial Markets Oct 16, 2020

Tokyo stocks pressured by coronavirus resurgence

Tokyo stocks lost further ground Friday, with sentiment dampened by heightened fears over a coronavirus resurgence overseas. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 96.60 points, or 0.41%, to close at 23,410.63 after two days of decline. The Topix index of all TSE ...

Business / Financial Markets Oct 14, 2020

Nikkei extends gains despite overall market weakness

The benchmark Nikkei average managed to rise for the second market day Wednesday, although overall sentiment was dampened by a Wall Street downturn. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed 24.95 points, or 0.11%, higher at 23,626.73, after gaining 43.09 points Tuesday. Meanwhile, ...

Business / Financial Markets Oct 13, 2020

Tokyo stocks turn moderately higher on buybacks

Tokyo stocks took a modest upturn Tuesday on buybacks after losing ground for two straight sessions. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 43.09 points, or 0.18%, to end at 23,601.78, following a 61-point drop Monday. The Topix index of all TSE first ...

Business / Financial Markets Oct 12, 2020

Tokyo stocks extend losses in lethargic trading

Tokyo stocks lost another ground Monday amid a dearth of market-moving factors. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 61 points, or 0.26%, to close at 23,558.69, after the benchmark index gave up 27.38 points Friday. The Topix index of all TSE first ...

Business Oct 8, 2020

Nikkei rebounds on Wall Street strength

The benchmark Nikkei average bounced back to finish at the highest level in about 7½ months on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, thanks to an overnight upswing in U.S. equities. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the TSE climbed 224.25 points, or 0.96 percent, to ...

Business / Financial Markets Oct 6, 2020

Tokyo stocks rise further on U.S. market strength

Tokyo stocks gained further ground, albeit modestly, on Tuesday, as an overnight rebound of U.S. equities pushed up a market otherwise lacking in fresh trading incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange advanced 121.59 points, or 0.52 percent, to end at 23,433.73. ...