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Tokyo stocks surge 0.46% at noon

TOKYO: The benchmark index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 0.46 percent, or 84.56 points, to 18,283.73 by the break. The Nikkei last closed above 18,200 in May 2000. The Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.60 percent, or 8.84 points, to 1,491.51. Shortly before Tokyo opened, official data showed that surging exports helped cut Japan’s trade deficit by ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks gain 1.18% at end, Nikkei 225 climbs 212.08pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks gained 1.18 per cent to close at a seven-year high Wednesday on hopes for an end to Greece’s debt stand-off, while a weaker yen supported exporters. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 212.08 points to 18,199.17, its best closing since July 2007, while the Topix index of all first-section issues climbed 1.41 per ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks gain 1.18% at end, Nikkei 225 climbs 212.08pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks gained 1.18 per cent to close at a seven-year high Wednesday on hopes for an end to Greece’s debt stand-off, while a weaker yen supported exporters. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 212.08 points to 18,199.17, its best closing since July 2007, while the Topix index of all first-section issues climbed 1.41 per ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks increase 0.96% by midday, Nikkei 225 soars 171.87pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks gained 0.96 percent Wednesday morning after a fresh record close on Wall Street and hopes for an end to Greece’s debt stand-off, while a weaker yen supported exporters. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 171.87 points to 18,158.96 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 1.23 percent, ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.65pc higher, Nikkei 225 increases 116.89pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.65 per cent higher on Wednesday after a fresh record close on Wall Street and the yen’s drop against other major currencies. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 116.89 points to 18,103.98. US stocks Tuesday shrugged off the latest stumble in Greek debt talks as the S&P 500 edged to a new ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks 0.10% lower at end, Nikkei 225 slips 17.68pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks slipped 0.10 per cent after high-stakes debt talks between Greece and its eurozone creditors ended without a deal, raising the possibility the country could leave the eurozone. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday slipped 17.68 points to finish at 17,987.09, while the Topix index of all first-section shares edged up 0.18 per ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks tumble 0.24% in early trade, Nikkei 225 skids 43.58pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks turned 0.24 per cent lower on Tuesday morning after high-stakes debt talks between Greece and its eurozone partners broke down without an agreement. The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 43.58 points to 17,961.19, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was flat, edging up 0.41 points to 1,459.84. The Japanese market, which hit ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks 0.10% lower at end, Nikkei 225 slips 17.68pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks slipped 0.10 per cent after high-stakes debt talks between Greece and its eurozone creditors ended without a deal, raising the possibility the country could leave the eurozone. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday slipped 17.68 points to finish at 17,987.09, while the Topix index of all first-section shares edged up 0.18 per ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks sink 0.24% at noon, Nikkei 225 dips 43.58pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks turned 0.24 percent lower on Tuesday morning after high-stakes debt talks between Greece and its eurozone partners broke down without an agreement. The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 43.58 points to 17,961.19, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was flat, edging up 0.41 points to 1,459.84. The Japanese market, which hit a ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks tumble 0.24% in early trade, Nikkei 225 skids 43.58pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks turned 0.24 per cent lower on Tuesday morning after high-stakes debt talks between Greece and its eurozone partners broke down without an agreement. The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 43.58 points to 17,961.19, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was flat, edging up 0.41 points to 1,459.84. The Japanese market, which hit ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks close 0.37pc weaker, Nikkei 225 skids 66.36pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks slipped 0.37 per cent as a stronger yen hit exporters, a day after it hit a more than seven-year high and despite upbeat sentiment following news of a Ukraine ceasefire deal. The benchmark Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 66.36 points on Friday to close at 17,913.36, while the Topix index of all first-section shares ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks decline 0.31% by break, Nikkei 225 tumbles 55.7pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks slipped 0.31 percent on Friday morning; a day after hitting a more than seven-year high, despite gains in US and European markets that came on news of a Ukraine ceasefire deal. The benchmark Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 55.7 points to 17,923.95 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.49% lower, Nikkei 225 slips 87.62pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.49 percent lower Friday, a day after hitting a fresh seven-year high, despite gains in US and European markets on relief over news of a Ukraine ceasefire. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which closed at its highest level since July 2007 on Thursday, slipped 87.62 points to 17,892.10 at the start. The ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 7yrs high, Nikkei 225 climbs 1.85%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed at a seven-year high Thursday as a weak yen and upbeat machinery order data lifted the market, while investors shrugged off concerns about floundering Greek debt talks. The benchmark Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 1.85 per cent, or 327.04 points, to 17,979.72, marking its best close since late July 2007. The Topix index of all ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 7yrs high, Nikkei 225 climbs 1.85%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed at a seven-year high Thursday as a weak yen and upbeat machinery order data lifted the market, while investors shrugged off concerns about floundering Greek debt talks. The benchmark Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 1.85 per cent, or 327.04 points, to 17,979.72, marking its best close since late July 2007. The Topix index of all ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks jump 1.64pc by midday, Nikkei 225 increases 289.65pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks jumped 1.64 percent on Thursday morning as a weak yen lifted exporters while upbeat machinery order data boosted sentiment in post-holiday trade. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which was closed for a national holiday on Wednesday, rose 289.65 points to 17,942.33 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks open 1.40% higher on weaker yen, Nikkei 225 advances 246.72pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 1.40 per cent higher Thursday after the yen fell against the dollar in a boost for Japanese exporters, despite news that the latest Greek debt talks ended without agreement. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 246.72 points to 17,899.40 at the start. The euro drifted lower as Jeroen Dijsselbloem, head of the ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks 0.33% lower at end, Nikkei 225 dips 59.25pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed 0.33 per cent lower, hit by a firm yen and concern over bailout talks between Greece and its creditors. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange sank 59.25 points on Tuesday to 17,652.68, while the Topix index of all first-section issues edged up 0.20 per cent, or 2.80 points, to 1,427.72. Trading was slow ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks open 0.28% weaker as European stocks drop, Nikkei 225 slips 49.26pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.28 per cent lower on Tuesday following drops on US and European markets due to fears of a Greek default and exit from the eurozone. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange slipped 49.26 points to 17,662.67 at the start. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.53 per cent on Monday as markets ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks close 0.36% higher, Nikkei 225 climbs 63.43pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks have risen 0.36 per cent after the yen weakened against the US dollar in response to a strong US jobs report. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 63.43 points on Monday to close at 17,711.93, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.55 per cent, or 7.73 points, at 1,424.92. ... Read More »