Business / Financial Markets Jul 7, 2020

Tokyo stocks turn lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks turned lower Tuesday, hit by selling to lock in profits following a three-session rally. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 99.75 points, or 0.44 percent, to end at 22,614.69, in a sharp downturn from a rise of 407.96 points ...

Business / Financial Markets Jul 1, 2020

Tokyo stocks fall back on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks fell back Wednesday as selling to lock in profits pushed them down in thin trading. The 225-issue Nikkei average dropped 166.41 points, or 0.75 percent, to end at 22,121.73. On Tuesday, the key market gauge rose 293.10 points. The Topix index of all first-section ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 17, 2020

Tokyo stocks fall back on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks turned lower Wednesday, succumbing to profit-taking pressure. The 225-issue Nikkei average fell 126.45 points, or 0.56 percent, to end at 22,455.76. On Tuesday, the key market gauge skyrocketed 1,051.26 points. The Topix index of all Tokyo Stock Exchange first-section issues closed down 6.36 points, ...

Financial Markets Jun 16, 2020

Tokyo stocks rally sharply on U.S. market strength

Tokyo stocks bounced back sharply on Tuesday following an overnight rise on Wall Street, with the benchmark Nikkei average shooting up more than 1,000 points. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange skyrocketed 1,051.26 points, or 4.88 percent, to end at 22,582.21, marking ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 10, 2020

Nikkei turns higher on continuing recovery hopes

The benchmark Nikkei stock average turned higher on Wednesday, backed by continuing hopes for an economic recovery. The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 33.92 points, or 0.15 percent, to end at 23,124.95. On ...