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 ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 1, 2020

Nikkei hits three-month high above 22,000

The benchmark Nikkei stock average hit a three-month high above 22,000 in Tokyo trading on Monday, backed by hopes for an economic recovery after months of coronavirus-related restrictions. The 225-issue Nikkei average listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 184.50 points, ...

Business / Financial Markets May 27, 2020

Tokyo stocks extend gains on economic recovery hopes

Tokyo stocks advanced for the third straight session Wednesday amid growing hopes for the economy's recovery from the ongoing slump brought on by the global coronavirus pandemic. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 148.06 points, or 0.70 percent, to end at 21,419.23, following a 529.52-point surge ...

Business / Financial Markets May 20, 2020

Tokyo stocks rise for fourth consecutive session

Tokyo stocks rose for the fourth consecutive session Wednesday, reflecting expectations for a restart in economic activities in Japan and easing concerns over an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 161.70 points, or 0.79 percent, to end at 20,595.15. On Tuesday, ...