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Tokyo stocks shed 1.59% in afternoon, Nikkei 225 falls 282.99pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks could not take a positive start and fell 1.59 percent on Wednesday morning following a sell-off across global markets, as a powerful yen put stress on exporters. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange tumbled 282.99 points to 17,530.39 by the break. while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 1.53 percent, ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks dip 1.07pc, Nikkei 225 sinks 190.03pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 1.07 per cent lower on Wednesday following a global stocks stampede on worries from Chinese lending rules to political doubt in Greece. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 190.03 points to 17,623.35 at the start. Bucking the overall downtrend on Wednesday, shares in Skymark rose 9.09 percent to 252 yen in ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 0.68% lower, Nikkei 225 drops 122.26pts, Topix dips 0.79%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks ended 0.68 percent lower on Tuesday as merchants got their cash off the table after scoring seven consecutive expands, while Wall Street recoiled from record highs. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which closed at a fresh seven-year high on Monday, slipped 122.26 points to 17,813.38 at the closing bell. The Topix index of ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.64% lower, Nikkei 225 dips 115.40pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.64 per cent weaker on Tuesday, hit by the yen’s growth against the dollar and losses on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which inched up to a new seven-year high on Monday, lost 115.40 points to 17,820.24 at the start. Shares in Takata jumped after the Nikkei reported Honda president ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end flat, Nikkei 225 inches up 0.08%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed flat on Monday on powerful US jobs data and a weaker yen. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange inched up 0.08 per cent, or 15.19 points, to 17,935.64, the highest finish since July 2007. The Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.13 per cent, or 1.91 points, at 1,447.58. Read More »

Tokyo stocks rise 0.47pc, Nikkei 225 adds 84.21pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 0.47 percent higher on Monday after the strong US jobs data that boost up the dollar 121 yen, which benefits Japanese exporters. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which closed at a fresh seven-year high on Friday, added 84.21 points to 18,004.66 at the start. It was the firs time since July 2007 ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks close at seven-year high

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have closed at a seven-year high as a falling yen and oil prices continue to boost investor spirit. The positive sentiment could continue as participants await to hear if the Japanese government will revise upward the July-September GDP figure, with many economists expecting it to be better than preliminary data suggested. In addition, “profit taking by foreign ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.37% weaker, Nikkei 225 sinks 65.36pts

TOKYO: After the European Central Bank ‘s verdict not to enlarge its stimulus for unsatisfied markets, Tokyo stocks started lower 0.37 pc on Friday. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which closed at a fresh seven-year high on Thursday, fell 65.36 points to 17,821.85 at the start. “We can expect 50-100 point falls” in the key index ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks surge 0.73pc in afternoon, Nikkei 225 up 129.12pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.73 percent Thursday morning thanks to a feeble yen and a record end on Wall Street, while news said the ruling LDP was locate for a landslide succeed in national elections this month. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 129.12 points at 17,849.55, while the Topix index of all first-section shares ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks flat by midday, Nikkei 225 index sheds 0.02pc, Topix index drops 0.02%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks fell Tuesday morning on early profit-taking as a strong yen and fall on Wall Street pulled the market lower, and after Moody’s downgraded Japan’s credit rating. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange edged 0.02 percent, or 3.86 points, lower to 17,586.24 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was off ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start positive, Nikkei 225 gains 15.25pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks took a positive start on Monday after the dollar climbed against the yen on oil-producing groups OPEC’s conclusion not to cut production. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 0.09 per cent, or 15.25 points, to 17,475.10 at the start. The dollar was at 118.87 yen (S$1.31) early Monday, up from 118.65 yen ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks down 0.78pc, Nikkei 225 drops 135.08pts, Topix index 1.03%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks plunged 0.78 percent on Thursday as a stronger yen took the wind out of the market after US Thanksgiving celebration. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange shed 135.08 points to finish at 17,248.50, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 1.03 percent, or 14.50 points, to 1,391.90. “The US holiday break is ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks rise 0.79%, Nikkei 225 gains 136.33 points

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 0.79 per cent higher Friday after Europe’s main stock exchanges closed mixed overnight as shareholders digested the OPEC verdict not to cut oil production and the vision of quantitative easing in the eurozone. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 136.33 points at 17,384.83 in the first minutes of trading. Read More »

Tokyo stocks drop 0.29% by break, Nikkei 225 declines 50.06pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks slipped 0.29 percent Thursday morning as a stronger yen got the wind out of the market in passive trade ahead of the US Thanksgiving holiday. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange was off 50.06 points at 17,333.52 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.44 percent, or 6.20 points, ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks flat by break, Nikkei 225 edges down 0.07%, Topix dips 0.01%

TOKYO:Tokyo stocks took disappointing start on Wednesday morning after a depressed session on Wall Street, while the Yen went higher against dollar The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange edged down 0.07 percent, or 12.91 points, to 17,394.71 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was down 0.01 percent, or 0.11 points, to 1,409.04. ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks up 0.56% to close at 17490.83pts, highest since 2007

Tokyo: Tokyo stocks rose 0.56 percent on Friday to a more than seven-year high. It recovered earlier losses after the yen slid further against the dollar. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 98.04 points to 17 490.83 it the best close since July 2007, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.78 percent, ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks bounce back, Topix up 0.5%, Nikkei 225 gains 1%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks bounced back from yesterday’s loss after the yen fell amid signs the US economy is strengthening and investors weighed earnings. The Topix rose 0.5 percent to 1,367 as of 12:40 p.m. in Tokyo after falling 0.3 percent yesterday. The Nikkei 225 Stock Average gained 1 percent to 16,943.19. The yen traded at 114.76 per dollar today after ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks dip 0.72% by break

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks slipped 0.72 percent Monday morning as profit-taking and a stronger yen offset another record-breaking lead from Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange eased 122.28 points to 16,758.10 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was off 0.42 percent, or 5.71 points, at 1,357.96. Traders took a breather after ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks surge 0.52%, Nikkei 225 Index closes at 16,880.38pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks surged 0.52 per cent after fresh record highs on Wall Street and as the weak yen boosted exporters. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday added 87.90 points to finish at 16,880.38, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.54 per cent, or 7.32 points, to 1,363.67. Japanese traders resumed their ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks dip 0.86% on profit-taking, Nikkei 225 loses 144.84 points

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks plunged 0.86 percent Thursday on profit-taking, losing a five day winning streak as the dollar’s rally against the yen ran out of steam. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 144.84 points to finish at 16,792.48, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 1.12 percent, or 15.41 points, to 1,356.35. But the ... Read More »