Tokyo stocks weighed down by position adjustment

Business / Financial Markets Oct 9, 2020

Tokyo stocks weighed down by position adjustment

Tokyo stocks dipped Friday as market players took to position-squaring ahead of the weekend. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange shed 27.38 points, or 0.12 percent, to end at 23,619.69. On Thursday, the key index surged 224.25 points to mark the highest ...

Japan's spokesman has no comment on Trump's coronavirus infection

National Oct 2, 2020

Japan's spokesman has no comment on Trump's coronavirus infection

U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he has tested positive for the coronavirus sent Tokyo stocks sliding Friday afternoon but drew a quiet response from the central government. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said he is aware of the news, but added the government is ...