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Tokyo stocks shed 0.21% by midday, Nikkei 225 tumbles 40.20pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks slipped 0.21 percent on profit-taking Tuesday morning as Sharp tumbled in response to a report that the embattled electronics maker is seeking aid from its lenders and may close some money-losing units. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 40.20 points to 18,786.68 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.44% higher, Nikkei 225 surges 83.64pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.44 per cent higher Tuesday on a weaker yen and gains on Wall Street, while sharp tumbled nearly 10 per cent after a report that the embattled electronics maker is seeking aid from banks. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 83.64 points to 18,910.52 at the start. The dollar bought 120.23 yen ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 0.15% higher, Nikkei 225 advances 28.94pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have closed 0.15 per cent higher with exporters supported by a weaker yen, while investors weighed China’s interest rate cut at the weekend. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 28.94 points to end at 18,826.88 on Monday , while the Topix index of all first-section issues edged up 0.07 per cent, or 1.12 ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 0.15% higher, Nikkei 225 advances 28.94pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have closed 0.15 per cent higher with exporters supported by a weaker yen, while investors weighed China’s interest rate cut at the weekend. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 28.94 points to end at 18,826.88 on Monday , while the Topix index of all first-section issues edged up 0.07 per cent, or 1.12 ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks increase 0.26% by midday, Nikkei 225 surges 49.25pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.26 percent Monday morning with exporters helped by a weaker yen while analysts said investors are also weighing China’s interest rate cut at the weekend. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which ended last week at a fresh 15-year high, added 49.25 points to 18,847.19, while the Topix index of all first-section issues ... Read More »

Tokyo Stocks start 0.38% higher, Nikkei 225 climbs 71.46pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.38 per cent higher on Monday after the yen dropped against the dollar in a boost for Japanese exporters. The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which ended last week at a fresh 15-year high, rose another 71.46 points to 18,869.40 at the start. Investors were also confident of ample fund flows into markets as ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 0.10% lower, Nikkei 225 slips 18.28pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks lost early gains to finish 0.10 per cent lower on Wednesday, as investors locked in profits after a five-day winning streak. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which on Tuesday closed at a fresh 15-year high, slipped 18.28 points to 18,585.20, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was flat, edging down 0.04 ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks up 0.14 % by midday, Nikkei 225 adds 25.50pts

Tokyo stocks rose 0.14 percent Wednesday morning after Wall Street notched up record-setting gains on news that the Fed likely will not hike interest rates until at least June and positive signals on Greece. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which on Tuesday closed at a fresh 15-year high in a five-day winning streak, added 25.50 points ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks score 0.18% at start, Nikkei 225 surges 32.86pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.18 per cent higher Wednesday after record-setting gains on Wall Street and relief over a Greek debt deal. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which on Tuesday closed at a fresh 15-year high in a five-day winning streak, added 32.86 points to 18,636.34 at the start. The Dow and S&P 500 Tuesday bolted ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks jump 0.74pc at close of trade, Nikkei 225 increases 136.56pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.74 percent Tuesday to a fresh 15 year high as a weaker yen lifted the market ahead of US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen’s Congressional testimony and a Greek reform package critical to an extension of its bailout. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange ended up 136.56 points at 18,603.48, while the Topix ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks jump 0.74pc at close of trade, Nikkei 225 increases 136.56pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.74 percent Tuesday to a fresh 15 year high as a weaker yen lifted the market ahead of US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen’s Congressional testimony and a Greek reform package critical to an extension of its bailout. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange ended up 136.56 points at 18,603.48, while the Topix ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks edge up at noon, Nikkei 225 adds 0.13pc

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks edged up Tuesday morning as investors await US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen’s Congressional testimony and Greece’s proposed reforms which are aimed at securing a critical bailout extension. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 0.13 per cent, or 23.10 points, to 18,490.02 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks flat in early move, Nikkei 225 jumps 1.47pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened flat on Tuesday after recent advances to 15-year highs as caution over a Greek debt deal grew. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange was up 1.47 points, or 0.01 percent, at 18,468.39 at the start. The euro remained under pressure as traders waited to see if Greece could complete the agreement reached last ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks surge 0.73% at end, Nikkei 225 increases 134.62pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.73 per cent Monday, extending a 15-year high on news that eurozone ministers agreed to extend Greece’s bailout by four months, giving it some crucial breathing space. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 134.62 points to close at 18,466.92. The Topix index of all first-section shares rose 0.17 per cent, or ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks surge 0.73% at end, Nikkei 225 increases 134.62pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.73 per cent Monday, extending a 15-year high on news that eurozone ministers agreed to extend Greece’s bailout by four months, giving it some crucial breathing space. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 134.62 points to close at 18,466.92. The Topix index of all first-section shares rose 0.17 per cent, or ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks climb 0.81% at noon, Nikkei 225 adds 148.89pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.81 per cent on Monday morning, as investors reacted to news that eurozone ministers agreed to extend Greece’s bailout by four months, giving Athens some critical breathing room. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which hit a 15-year high, last week, added 148.89 points to 18,481.19 by the break, while the Topix ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks open 0.89% higher as Greece debt extends 4 months, Nikkei 225 surges 163.02pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.89 per cent higher on Monday, after eurozone ministers agreed to extend Greece’s bailout by four months. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which hit its highest level in 15 years, last week, added 163.02 points to 18,495.32 at the start. The euro was at $1.1383 and 135.55 yen early Monday, compared ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks open higher as Japan’s economy recovers, Nikkei 225 surges 96.13pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened modestly higher in early Tokyo trading on Friday, supported by optimism on Japan’s economic recovery. At 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was up 96.13 points, or 0.53 percent, from Thursday to 18,360.92, the highest intraday level since May 2000. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end at 15yrs high, Topix climbs 0.83pc

TOKYO: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 has closed at a 15-year high, sitting at a level last seen when Sony’s groundbreaking PlayStation 2 hit the shelves, the Dot-com bubble was collapsing and Bill Clinton still occupied the White House. The benchmark index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday rose 0.36 per cent, or 65.62 points, to 18,264.79, its best finish since ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end at 15yrs high, Topix climbs 0.83pc

TOKYO: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 has closed at a 15-year high, sitting at a level last seen when Sony’s groundbreaking PlayStation 2 hit the shelves, the Dot-com bubble was collapsing and Bill Clinton still occupied the White House. The benchmark index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday rose 0.36 per cent, or 65.62 points, to 18,264.79, its best finish since ... Read More »