Tokyo stocks close lower on stronger yen

2019-06-21 10:21

Tokyo stocks have closed lower as a firmer yen overwhelmed positive sentiment from rallies on Wall Street.

Tokyo stocks close down for seventh straight session

2019-05-14 09:11

Tokyo stocks have fallen for a seventh consecutive session, extending losses on global markets as the US-China trade war escalated.

Tokyo stocks close up for third straight session

2019-04-23 10:53

Tokyo stocks have risen for a third straight session in cautious trade with investors largely on the sidelines ahead of earnings season and 10 days of holidays in Japan.

Tokyo stocks close lower on trade worries

2019-04-10 10:00

Tokyo stocks have closed lower amid a flare-up in trade tensions between the United States and Europe, with investors eying a press conference by the European Central Bank president.

Tokyo shares end flat after recent gains

2019-04-02 12:18

Tokyo shares have given up early gains to end flat as investors locked in profits following two days of gains.

Tokyo stocks open higher tracking gains in US shares

2019-03-18 09:25

Tokyo stocks have opened higher, tracking gains on Wall Street due to optimism over US-China trade talks, with investors closely eyeing the US Federal Reserve's meeting later this week.

Tokyo's Nikkei down nearly 1% on profit-taking

2019-03-13 09:35

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index lost nearly one percent Wednesday on profit-taking while investors shrugged off the British parliament's vote against a Brexit deal.

Tokyo stocks close lower

2019-03-06 09:40

Tokyo stocks have fallen with investors discouraged by slight declines in US shares and eyeing news on US-China trade talks and Brexit negotiations.

Tokyo stocks open higher on US-China trade hopes

2019-03-04 11:08

Tokyo stocks have opened higher on hopes the United States and China will avoid an escalation in trade frictions, and with a cheaper yen also supporting the market.

Tokyo's Nikkei closes up 2.6% on cheap yen

2019-02-12 09:25

Tokyo stocks have closed higher following reports that US lawmakers had agreed in principle to avoid a government shutdown, with the market also helped by a cheaper yen.


Tokyo stocks close higher on Fed chief's rate signals

2019-06-05 10:43

Tokyo stocks have closed higher, snapping a five-day losing streak after the US Federal Reserve chief signalled a greater openness to cutting interest rates.

Tokyo stocks open higher with eyes on earnings

2019-04-24 09:05

Tokyo stocks have opened higher supported by record levels in New York but investors remained cautious amid corporate earnings season and ahead of an unprecedented 10 days of holidays next week.

Tokyo's Nikkei index close higher

2019-04-12 09:42

Tokyo's main Nikkei index has closed higher as the dollar's rebound encouraged buying, but the broader Topix was down, with little fresh news to guide investors.

Tokyo stocks close flat as Sony soars on fund stake report

2019-04-09 10:22

Tokyo stocks have closed flat ahead of key events including an EU summit, while Sony surged more than 9% on a report that a US hedge fund plans to bump up its investment.

Tokyo stocks close marginally higher

2019-03-22 11:24

Tokyo stocks have closed slightly higher as rallies on Wall Street helped improve investor sentiment, but a stronger yen limited the gains.

Tokyo shares close lower, giving up early gains

2019-03-14 11:17

Tokyo shares have closed lower as lingering concerns over the US-China trade dispute and the fate of Brexit weighed on the market in late trade, erasing their early gains.

Tokyo stocks close lower for third straight session

2019-03-07 10:13

Tokyo stocks have fallen for a third consecutive session, as investors fret about the outlook for the global economy.

Tokyo stocks close lower after Wall St falls

2019-03-05 09:34

Tokyo stocks have fallen as declines on Wall Street following weak US construction data triggered profit-taking.

Tokyo shares end up on US-China trade hopes

2019-02-21 10:02

Tokyo stocks have shed earlier losses to end the session marginally higher, thanks to rekindled hopes for progress in the US-China trade talks.

Tokyo's Nikkei closes down over 2%

2019-02-08 10:22

Tokyo shares have closed lower, following a global market slide stemming from the lowered European economic outlook as well as receding hopes for smooth progress in US-China trade talks.

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