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Tokyo stocks start 0.34% higher, Nikkei 225 soars 63.58pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.34 per cent higher on Thursday on a weak yen following a choppy session on US markets with the euro slipping further towards parity with the dollar. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange increased 63.58 points to 18,787.10 at the start. Exporters led early gains on the weak yen, which eased selling sentiment ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks close 0.31% higher, Nikkei 225 gains 58.41pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have cast off early losses to close 0.31 per cent higher, with a weaker yen overshadowing a sharp fall on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 58.41 points to finish Wednesday at 18,723.52, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was flat, edging up 0.92 points to 1,525.67. Read More »

Tokyo stocks ascend 0.50pc at noon, Nikkei 225 up 92.44pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks cast off early losses to rise 0.50 percent on Wednesday morning, as a weaker yen overshadowed a sharp fall on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 92.44 points at 18,757.55 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.23 percent, or 3.55 points, to 1,528.30. Tokyo ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks surge 0.50% in early trade, Nikkei 225 up 92.44pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks gained 0.50 percent in the morning session of Wednesday as data showed the country’s machinery orders in January fell less than expected. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was up 92.44 points from Tuesday to 18,757.55. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 3.55 points, or 0.23 percent, to 1,528.30. ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks 0.67pc lower at end of day, Nikkei 225 sinks 125.44pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have closed 0.67 per cent lower, giving up early gains driven by the weak yen as investors adjusted their positions. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange dropped 125.44 points to finish Tuesday at 18,665.11, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.46 per cent, or 7.01 points, to 1,524.75. Read More »

Tokyo stocks 0.67pc lower at end of day, Nikkei 225 sinks 125.44pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have closed 0.67 per cent lower, giving up early gains driven by the weak yen as investors adjusted their positions. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange dropped 125.44 points to finish Tuesday at 18,665.11, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.46 per cent, or 7.01 points, to 1,524.75. Read More »

Tokyo stocks gain 0.22% by midday, Nikkei 225 increases 41.09pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.22 percent Tuesday morning after solid gains on Wall Street and as the yen tumbled against the dollar, boosting exporters. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 41.09 points to 18,831.64 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.10 percent, or 1.46 points, to 1,533.22. Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.53pc higher, Nikkei 225 soars 100.46pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.53 per cent higher on Tuesday after the yen fell to a three-month low on the dollar. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 100.46 points to 18,891.01 at the start. The dollar bought 121.51 yen early Tuesday, up from 121.15 yen in New York late Monday, reaching its highest level since early ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks 0.95% lower at end, Nikkei 225 sheds 180.45pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have ended 0.95 per cent lower, hit by weaker-than-expected Japanese growth data and a sharp drop on Wall Street last week. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 180.45 points to end at 18,790.55, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 0.59 per cent, or 9.08 points, to 1,531.76. Shortly before the ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks 0.95% lower at end, Nikkei 225 sheds 180.45pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have ended 0.95 per cent lower, hit by weaker-than-expected Japanese growth data and a sharp drop on Wall Street last week. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 180.45 points to end at 18,790.55, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 0.59 per cent, or 9.08 points, to 1,531.76. Shortly before the ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks 0.63pc lower by midday, Nikkei 225 sinks 120.31pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks fell 0.63 percent on Monday morning after weaker-than-expected Japanese growth data and following a sharp drop on Wall Street last week. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 120.31 points to 18,850.69, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 0.40 percent, or 6.17 points, to 1,534.67 by break. Shortly before the Tokyo ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.52pc lower, Nikkei 225 sheds 98.04pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.52 per cent lower on Monday after weaker-than-expected Japanese growth data and sharp drops on Wall Street last week after a strong US jobs report. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 98.04 points to 18,872.96 at the start. Just before the stock market opened, Japanese government data showed the world’s third largest ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks close 0.3% higher, Nikkei 225 jumps 48.24pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have risen 0.26 per cent, with profit taking more than offset by fresh buying on expectations of higher prices ahead. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday climbed 48.24 points to close at 18,751.84, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.44 per cent, or 6.71 points, at 1,523.72. The ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks surge 0.17pc by midday, Nikkei 225 climbs 31.68pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.17 per cent on Thursday morning, with profit taking more than offset by fresh buying on expectations of higher prices ahead. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange climbed 31.68 points to 18,735.28 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.31 per cent, or 4.67 points, at 1,521.68. ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.24% lower as US fall, Nikkei 225 drops 45.44pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.24 per cent lower on Thursday as New York stocks fell for a second day after a record run. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange dropped 45.44 points to 18,658.16 at the start. The lower opening came after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.58 per cent while the broad-based S&P 500 ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks sink 0.59% at end of trade, Nikkei 225 eases 111.56pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed 0.59 percent lower on Wednesday, hit by a stronger yen and following a drop on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange ease 111.56 points to 18,703.60, while the Topix index of all first-section issues dropped 0.64 percent, or 9.82 points, to 1,517.01. Read More »

Tokyo stocks sink 0.59% at end of trade, Nikkei 225 eases 111.56pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed 0.59 percent lower on Wednesday, hit by a stronger yen and following a drop on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange ease 111.56 points to 18,703.60, while the Topix index of all first-section issues dropped 0.64 percent, or 9.82 points, to 1,517.01. Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.52% weaker, Nikkei 225 dips 98.38pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.52 per cent lower on Wednesday following drops on Wall Street and a breather in the dollar’s rise against the yen. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 98.38 points to 18,716.78 at the start. Tokyo stocks are prone to selling to lock in profits after the recent gains to 15-year highs. The ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end flat, Nikkei 225 slips 0.06pc

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have closed flat on profit-taking after several days of gains, while Sharp tumbled after a report said the embattled electronics maker is seeking aid from main lenders and may close some money-losing units. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday slipped 0.06 per cent, or 11.72 points, to 18,815.16, while the Topix index ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end flat, Nikkei 225 slips 0.06pc

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have closed flat on profit-taking after several days of gains, while Sharp tumbled after a report said the embattled electronics maker is seeking aid from main lenders and may close some money-losing units. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday slipped 0.06 per cent, or 11.72 points, to 18,815.16, while the Topix index ... Read More »