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Tokyo stocks increase 0.19% at noon, Nikkei 225 surges 33.03pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.19 percent by the break on Monday after the yen weakened against the dollar in response to a strong US jobs report. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange added 33.03 points to 17,681.53 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 0.25 percent, or 3.48 points, at 1,420.67. ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.80% stronger, Nikkei 225 surges 141.81pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened 0.80 per cent higher on Monday with investor sentiment boosted by strong US jobs data and the yen’s plunge against the dollar. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 141.81 points to 17,790.31 at the start. The dollar surged higher Friday after a surprisingly upbeat US jobs report fuelled speculation that the Federal ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 0.82% stronger, Nikkei 225 jumps 143.88pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed 0.82 percent up Friday, boosted by sharp gains on Wall Street and reassurances from the European Central Bank that Greek lenders will get access to funding. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed 143.88 points higher at 17,648.50, while the Topix index of all first-section shares edged up 0.50 percent, or 7.08 points, ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks open 1.09% higher as Wall Street gains, Nikkei 225 increases 191.56pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 1.09 per cent higher on Friday, with investor sentiment supported by sharp surges  on Wall Street and assurances that Greek banks will get liquidity funding. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 191.56 points to 17,696.18 at the start. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 1.20 per cent Thursday on surging oil prices ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks tumble 0.98% at end, Nikkei 225 sinks 174.12pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks fell 0.98 per cent Thursday, as investors worried about Greece’s debt negotiations while a stronger yen hit exporters, but Sony surged 12 per cent after lifting its earnings outlook. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 174.12 points to finish at 17,504.62, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 0.49 percent, or ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start lower as oil prices fall, Nikkei 225 down 95.98pts

TOKYO:  Tokyo stocks opened lower early Thursday as the fall in crude oil prices and concerns over Greek banks clouded market sentiment. At 9:15 a.m. local time, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average was down 95.98 points, or 0.54 percent, from Wednesday to 17,582.76. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 3.86 points, ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks tumble 0.98% at end, Nikkei 225 sinks 174.12pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks fell 0.98 per cent Thursday, as investors worried about Greece’s debt negotiations while a stronger yen hit exporters, but Sony surged 12 per cent after lifting its earnings outlook. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 174.12 points to finish at 17,504.62, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 0.49 percent, or ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 1.98pc stronger; Nikkei 225 increases 342.89pts, Topix index surges 1.77%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks ended 1.98 percent higher Wednesday, following sharp rises in New York and Europe that came on the back of higher oil prices and growing optimism over a deal to renegotiate Greece s debt. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange jumped 342.89 points to 17,678.74, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.77 ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks open 1.23pc stronger, Nikkei 225 surges 213.45pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 1.23 per cent stronger on Wednesday trading following sharp increases on US and European stocks backed by higher oil cost and larger optimism over a deal to renegotiate Greece’s debt. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rallied 213.45 points to 17,549.30 at the start. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 1.76 per cent ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks close 1.27% weaker, Nikkei 225 tumbles 222.19pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks dropped 1.27 per cent as a raise in the yen hit exporters, overshadowing Wall Street’s strong lead and a rally in energy shares. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday fell 222.19 points to close at 17,335.85, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 1.16 per cent, or 16.36 points, ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks drop 0.27% by midday, Nikkei 225 sheds 47.23pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks dropped 0.27 percent on Tuesday morning as a pick-up in the yen overshadowed Wall Street’s strong lead and a rally in energy firms. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 47.23 points to 17,510.81 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 0.22 percent, or 3.05 points, at 1,405.70. ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.55% stronger, Nikkei 225 at TSE surges 96.56pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 0.55 per cent stronger on Tuesday following gains on US stocks as oil value jumped again. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 96.56 points to 17,654.60 at the start. The higher opening came after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.14 per cent Monday led by strong gains in petroleum-linked equities. ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 0.66% weaker, Nikkei 225 sheds 116.35pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks declined 0.66 per cent as unsatisfactory US growth and Chinese data figures dented optimism about the state of the worldwide economy. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 116.35 points to finish at 17,558.04, while the broader Topix of all first-section shares slipped 0.45 per cent, or 6.32 points, to 1,408.75. Monday’s decline ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks drop 0.54% at noon, Nikkei 225 tumbles 94.61pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks tumbled 0.54 per cent on Monday morning, weighed down by a powerful yen and a fall on Wall Street that was fuelled by unsatisfactory US growth figures. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 94.61 points to 17,579.78 by the break, while the broader Topix of all first-section shares slipped 0.58 per cent, ... Read More »

Tokyo Stocks start 0.68% lower; Nikkei 225 at the TSE dips 120.10pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 0.68 percent lower in early trade, weighed down by a powerful yen and following a fall on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 120.10 points to 17,554.29 at the start. On Friday, Wall Street stocks slid following a disappointing US economic growth report and worrisome data on eurozone inflation. The ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks close 0.39% higher, Nikkei 225 climbs 68.17pts, Topix index gains 0.11%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks ended 0.39 per cent stronger after Wall Street advanced and as a weaker yen boosted exporter shares. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 68.17 points on Friday to 17,674.39, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.11 per cent, or 1.49 points, to end at 1,415.07. Read More »

Tokyo stocks close 0.39% higher, Nikkei 225 climbs 68.17pts, Topix index gains 0.11%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks ended 0.39 per cent stronger after Wall Street advanced and as a weaker yen boosted exporter shares. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 68.17 points on Friday to 17,674.39, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.11 per cent, or 1.49 points, to end at 1,415.07. Read More »

Tokyo stocks surge 0.63% at noon, Nikkei 225 gains 111.10pts

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks climbed 0.63 percent Friday morning, after US stocks soared and as a weaker yen boosted exporter shares, but Honda turned down as it probed another fatality possibly linked to exploding air bags. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 111.10 points to 17,717.32, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.55 percent, ... Read More »

Tokyo Stocks start 1.04% stronger, Nikkei 225 at TSE soars 182.52pts

  TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 1.04 per cent stronger on Friday, helped by gains on Wall Street and the dollar’s climb against the yen. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 182.52 points to 17,788.74 at the start. Investors seemed to largely shrug off Japanese government data released early Friday showing consumer inflation slowed for a fifth ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks end 1.06% weaker, Nikkei 225 tumbles, Topix index dips 1.14%

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks ended 1.06 per cent lower, with videogame giant Nintendo and Canon reducing after their latest earnings disappointed investors, and after Wall Street dropped sharply. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 189.51 points to 17,606.22, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 1.14 per cent, or 16.34 points, to end at 1,413.58. Read More »