Business / Financial Markets Jun 10, 2021

Nikkei edges up in lackluster trade

Japan's benchmark Nikkei average ended moderately higher Thursday while market activities remained slow ahead of key events abroad. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange advanced 97.76 points, or 0.34%, to close at 28,958.56, snapping its two-day losing streak. On Wednesday, it gave ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 8, 2021

Nikkei ends lower in thin trading

Japan's benchmark Nikkei average ended lower in thin trading Tuesday as falls in heavyweight components helped the index lose its earlier gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange gave up 55.68 points, or 0.19%, to close at 28,963.56, after rising 77.72 points ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 7, 2021

Nikkei ends higher, but gains limited

The benchmark Nikkei average turned higher on Monday thanks to a rise on Wall Street late last week, but its top side was capped due in part to the yen's advance. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 77.72 points, or 0.27%, ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 3, 2021

Tokyo stocks rise further on Wall Street advance

Tokyo stocks extended gains Thursday, getting a boost from broad-based advance on Wall Street. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange went up 111.97 points, or 0.39%, to close at 29,058.11, the first closing above 29,000 in five market days. The key market ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 2, 2021

Tokyo stocks lifted by economic recovery hopes

Tokyo stocks rose Wednesday, as a wide range of issues attracted buying amid growing hopes for economic recovery backed by progress in coronavirus vaccination. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 131.80 points, or 0.46%, to close at 28,946.14, in a turnaround ...

Business / Financial Markets Jun 1, 2021

Nikkei continues to fall in seesaw trading

Japan's benchmark Nikkei average ended lower Tuesday after struggling for direction amid a dearth of major reasons to buy following Monday's U.S. market closure. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 45.74 points, or 0.16%, to finish at 28,814.34, after dropping 289.33 ...

Business / Financial Markets May 31, 2021

Tokyo stocks turn lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks fell back Monday, hit by broad-based profit-taking selling. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange dropped 289.33 points, or 0.99%, to close at 28,860.08, after soaring 600.40 points Friday. The Topix index of all TSE first section issues finished down 24.46 points, ...

Business / Financial Markets May 26, 2021

Tokyo stocks rise for fifth day

Tokyo stocks rose for the fifth consecutive trading session on Wednesday, tracing the movements of U.S. stock index futures. The 225-issue Nikkei average of the Tokyo Stock Exchange advanced 88.21 points, or 0.31%, to finish at 28,642.19, after climbing 189.37 points on Tuesday. The Topix index ...