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 ...

Business / Financial Markets Jul 5, 2021

Tokyo stocks fall back on delta variant fears

Tokyo stocks turned lower Monday, as the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus cast a pall over the market. The 225-issue Nikkei average fell 185.09 points, or 0.64%, to close at 28,598.19, after climbing 76.24 points Friday. The Topix index of all Tokyo Stock ...

Business / Financial Markets Jul 1, 2021

Tokyo stocks fall further before U.S. jobs report

Tokyo stocks lost further ground in thin trading Thursday, with investors waiting for the release of official U.S. employment data. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange dropped 84.49 points, or 0.29%, to finish at 28,707.04, extending its losing streak to a fourth ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 30, 2021

Tokyo stocks edge lower amid coronavirus worries

Tokyo stocks lost modest ground in calm trading Wednesday, weighed down by fears about a fresh round of coronavirus outbreaks. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange edged down 21.08 points, or 0.07%, to close at 28,791.53, extending its losing streak to three ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 29, 2021

Tokyo stocks fall on renewed coronavirus fears

Tokyo stocks sank Tuesday, with economically sensitive cyclicals particularly hit hard by selling amid rekindled concerns over a coronavirus resurgence. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange gave up 235.41 points, or 0.81%, to 28,812.61, after edging down 18.16 points Monday. The Topix index ...