Business / Financial Markets Feb 5, 2021

Tokyo stocks bounce back on Wall Street gains

Tokyo stocks rebounded on Friday, supported by an overnight rise on Wall Street. The 225-issue Nikkei average surged 437.24 points, or 1.54%, to close at 28,779.19, after surrendering 304.55 points Thursday. The Topix index of all first section issues ended up 25.83 points, or 1.38%, at ...

Business / Financial Markets Feb 2, 2021

Tokyo stocks climb further on U.S. market rebound

Tokyo stocks climbed further Tuesday, with investor sentiment brightened by an overnight rebound on Wall Street. The 225-issue Nikkei average of selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange jumped 271.12 points, or 0.97%, to close at 28,362.17, after surging 427.66 ...

Business / Financial Markets Jan 26, 2021

Tokyo stocks fall back on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks turned markedly lower Tuesday, hit by active profit-taking amid growing concerns over the economic situations abroad. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 276.11 points, or 0.96%, to close at 28,546.18. On Monday, the benchmark index advanced 190.84 points. The Topix ...

Business / Financial Markets Jan 25, 2021

Tokyo stocks rebound on buybacks

Tokyo stocks turned higher Monday, pushed up by buybacks and "buying the dip" activities. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange climbed 190.84 points, or 0.67%, to close at 28,822.29, the highest finish since Aug. 3, 1990. On Friday, the benchmark index surrendered ...

Business / Financial Markets Jan 22, 2021

Tokyo stocks drop on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks fell Friday, succumbing to profit-taking, amid an absence of fresh trading incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange shed 125.41 points, or 0.44%, to close at 28,631.45. On Thursday, the key index gained 233.60 points. The Topix index of all first ...