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Apr 18 Tokyo stocks close up 0.68pc, Nikkei 225 index added 98.74 points
Tokyo stocks rose 0.68 percent in quiet trade Friday as a weaker yen boosted exporter shares following a mixed session on Wall Street. (brecorder.com )
Apr 17 Asia stocks subdued, Nikkei weak on profit taking
Asian stock markets were subdued on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei faltering as investors locked in profits after a strong rally. (AP )
Apr 16 Nikkei surges, SoftBank jumps on Alibaba earnings
Japan's Nikkei share average surged on Wednesday after a better performance on Wall Street the day before and comments from Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso that the market took to suggest more stock buying by the government's pension fund. (Reuters )
Apr 15 Nikkei recovers from six-month lows as solid U.S. data, weak yen soothe sentiment
Japanese stocks rebounded from six-month lows on Tuesday after strong U.S. retail sales data helped calm nerves amid the backdrop of an escalating crisis in Ukraine, pulling the yen down and supporting exporters. (Reuters )
Apr 14 Nikkei ends lower
Tokyo stocks slipped 0.36 percent Monday, weighed by losses on Wall Street last week and the yen's rise as tensions in Ukraine escalate. (The Standard )
Apr 11 Tokyo shares end worst week since 2011 earthquake
Tokyo stocks ended their worst single week since the disastrous earthquake-induced fall of three years ago, hurt by a combination of Wall Street weakness, foreign selling and an earnings forecast cut by influential apparel seller Fast Retailing. (Wall Street Journal )
Apr 10 Nikkei ends flat as weak China data offsets Fed optimism
Japanese stocks ended flat in lacklustre trade on Thursday after disappointing China trade data erased early gains made when minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary meeting eased worries over the timing of rate hikes. (Reuters )
Apr 09 Nikkei slides 2.1 pct to 3-week low after BOJ quells stimulus hopes
Japanese stocks stumbled 2.1 percent to a three-week low on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda raised doubts over whether the central bank will ease its policy stance anytime soon, sending the yen higher. (Reuters )
Apr 08 Tokyo stocks down for 3rd day in row
Share prices in Tokyo closed lower for the 3rd trading day in a row on Tuesday. Cautious views about the US economic outlook prompted investors to sell off their stocks. (NHK )
Apr 07 Tokyo shares end 1.69pc lower, Nikkei-225 index lost 254.92 points
Tokyo stocks fell 1.69 percent Monday following a heavy sell-off on Wall Street, while the yen strengthened against the dollar, denting exporter shares. (brecorder.com )
Apr 04 Nikkei slips from 3-week high; BOJ stimulus bets limit losses
Japanese shares eased off a three-week high on Friday on caution before the release of US jobs data, but speculation that the Bank of Japan may adopt more stimulus next week underpinned shares of real estate and brokerage firms. (Economic Times )
Apr 03 Nikkei rises to 3-week high on China hopes, weak yen after solid US data
Japanese stocks rose to a three-week high on Thursday, helped by gains in construction equipment makers on news China is taking steps to stimulate its economy, and as the dollar hit a 10-week high to the yen after solid US economic data. (Economic Times )
Apr 02 Tokyo stocks close up 1.04pc
Tokyo shares rose 1.04 percent Wednesday, tracking a rally on Wall Street following solid manufacturing data and a Federal Reserve assurance of support for the US economy. (thepeninsulaqatar.com )
Apr 01 Nikkei drops as BOJ tankan disappoints, utility shares underperform
Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Tuesday, retreating from a three-week high, as sentiment was hit by a sombre business confidence survey and as utilities tumbled on a report that Hokkaido Electric Power Co will get a capital infusion from a state-owned lender. (Reuters )
Mar 31 Nikkei hits 3-week high on soft yen, but posts worst quarter in seven
Japan's Nikkei share average hit a three-week closing high on Monday, with exporters leading the way on a weaker yen, but The index posted its worst quarterly performance in nearly two years. (Reuters )
Mar 28 Nikkei climbs to 2-week high but Yahoo Japan tumbles on eAccess buy
Japanese stocks rose to two-week highs on Friday in choppy trade ahead of the approaching fiscal year-end, while Yahoo Japan Corp dived on questions over strategy following news it will buy mobile network operator eAccess from SoftBank Corp. (Reuters )
Mar 27 Nikkei reverses losses to hit 2-week high, pension fund bids cited
Japanese shares surged to a two-week closing high on Thursday, with market players citing reinvestment by a public pension fund and short-covering in futures as factors behind the sharp reversal from early losses. ( )
Mar 26 Asia stocks mostly higher; Nikkei ends up 0.4%
Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Wednesday, as an upbeat session on Wall Street boosted sentiment. (investing.com )
Mar 25 Tokyo stocks close down 0.36%
Tokyo stocks slipped 0.36 per cent following losses on Wall Street and on lingering concerns about tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine. (tradingroom.com.au )
Mar 24 Asia stocks higher despite weak China PMI; Nikkei ends up 1.8%
Asian stock markets were higher on Monday, as weaker than expected Chinese manufacturing data fuelled hopes Beijing will unveil fresh stimulus measures to boost growth. (investing.com )
Mar 20 Tokyo: Stocks close down 1.65%
Tokyo stocks fell 1.65 per cent Thursday, following losses on Wall Street after the head of the US central bank indicated interest rates could be hiked earlier than expected. (businesstimes )
Mar 20 Japan shares to recoup recent losses on monetary easing, U.S. recovery: Reuters poll
Japan's Nikkei stock average will recoup its recent losses and end 2014 at a level not seen since before the financial crisis, as more monetary easing offsets weaker demand after the sales tax rises next month, a Reuters poll found. (Reuters )
Mar 19 Nikkei rises to one-week high as worries on Ukraine contained
Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a one-week high on Wednesday on hopes the Ukraine crisis will not deepen, but a widely-anticipated market debut by Japan Display disappointed, with the shares dropping below their offer price. (Reuters )
Mar 18 Nikkei rebounds from 6-week low, helped by some relief on Ukraine
Japanese shares rebounded on Tuesday, taking heart from gains on Wall Street on relief that the threat of immediate military conflict in Ukraine receded and on fairly upbeat U.S. data. (msn.com )
Mar 17 Tokyo shares end down after Crimean vote stirs tensions, yen rise
Tokyo stocks fell for the fourth straight session Monday, as weekend exit polls showing Crimeans voted to break away from Ukraine and join Russia, leading to increased international tension and a rise in the yen. (Wall Street Journal )
Mar 14 Nikkei slides 3.3 pct as Ukraine, China anxiety sees biggest weekly drop in 9 months
Japanese stocks tumbled 3.3 percent to a one-month low on Friday, suffering their biggest weekly drop in nine months as concerns over Ukraine and slowing growth in China hurt risk-appetite and drove a safety-bid towards the yen. (Reuters )
Mar 13 Nikkei sheds 0.10% on China's economic data, firm yen
Tokyo stocks edged down Thursday with the benchmark Nikkei stock index losing 0.10 percent on the yen's firmness and as economic data in China came in below expectations. (Xinhua )
Mar 12 Nikkei Average falls below 15,000 points
On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, share prices fell across the board on Wednesday due to uncertainty about China's economy. (NHK )
Mar 11 Nikkei rises on commodity stocks, but TSE volume lowest since mid-Oct
Japan's Nikkei average gained on Tuesday as investors scooped up battered commodity stocks, but trading volume was thin as caution over an economic slowdown in China and Ukraine tensions kept traders on the sidelines. (brecorder.com )
Mar 10 Nikkei falls from 5-week high on China data, Ukraine worries
Japanese shares retreated from a five-week high on Monday as disappointing Chinese trade data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine prompted investors to lock in recent gains. (Reuters )
Mar 07 Nikkei rises to fresh five-week high on weak yen; U.S. jobs data eyed
Nikkei rises to fresh five-week high on weak yen; U.S. jobs data eyed (zeenews )
Mar 06 Nikkei jumps to 5-week high as GPIF allocation hopes buoy risk appetite
Japan's Nikkei share average jumped to a five-week high on Thursday as investors took heart from news about the world's largest pension fund's allocation plan, and as a weaker yen boosted shares of exporters. (Reuters )
Mar 05 Nikkei rises to one-week high on Putin comments
The Nikkei has continued its recovery during today's (March 5th) trading session, rising to a new one-week high following the latest developments in Russia and Ukraine. (cityindex.co.uk )
Mar 04 Nikkei rises on bargain hunting, Ukraine worries limit gains
Japan's Nikkei average clawed higher on Tuesday, snapping four days of losses as some foreign investors scooped up battered shares, although concerns over mounting tensions in Ukraine kept the market on edge. (business-standard.com )
Mar 03 Japan stocks fall as yen rises on escalating tension in Ukraine
Japanese stocks fell, with the Topix (TPX) index capping a fourth day of declines, after the yen gained amid demand for haven currencies as Russia seized control of Ukraine's Crimea region. (BusinessWeek )
Feb 28 Tokyo stocks close 0.55pc lower
Tokyo stocks closed 0.55 percent lower Friday after the dollar fell against the yen on a cautious view of the US economy by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen. (brecorder.com )
Feb 27 Nikkei falls for 2nd day as Ukraine tensions sour sentiment
Japan's Nikkei average fell for a second day on Thursday, moving further away from a four-week closing hit earlier this week as heightened tensions in Ukraine soured sentiment, dragging down index heavyweights like SoftBank. (Reuters )
Feb 26 Tokyo stocks close down 0.54%
Tokyo stocks fell 0.54 percent Wednesday, following Wall Street lower after disappointing data on US housing and consumer confidence. (Global Post )
Feb 25 Nikkei hits four-week closing high on Wall Street rally, SoftBank jumps
The Nikkei average advanced to a four-week closing high on Tuesday after a rally in Wall Street shares to historic highs triggered short-covering in battered Japanese stocks. (Reuters )
Feb 24 Nikkei slips from 3-wk high in choppy trade; investors cautious
Japan's Nikkei average eased from a three-week high in an erratic session on Monday as a firmer yen and weak Asian markets triggered profit-taking following recent sharp gains. (Reuters )
Feb 21 Nikkei rises to 3-week high on U.S. manufacturing; G20 in focus
Japan's Nikkei average jumped 2.9 percent on Friday as the weak yen lifted overall sentiment and after a reading on U.S. manufacturing hit its highest in nearly four years. (Reuters )
Feb 20 Tokyo stocks close down 2.15%
Tokyo stocks have fallen 2.15 per cent, tracking a fall on Wall Street and as the yen gained strength after gloomy data dented investor confidence. (Sky News )
Feb 19 Tokyo stocks end 0.52 pct lower after hitting 2-week high
Tokyo stocks ended 0.52 percent lower on Wednesday afternoon as investors locked in gains after the Nikkei index hit a 2-week high the previous trading day. (Xinhua )
Feb 18 Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closes up 3.13% after BoJ decision
Tokyo stocks jumped 3.13 percent by the close Tuesday after the Bank of Japan held off expanding its asset-buying programme, but said it would boost some lending schemes to stimulate borrowing. (channelnewsasia.com )
Feb 13 Tokyo stocks close down 1.79%
Tokyo stocks closed down 1.79 percent Thursday, hit by profit-taking after recent gains, a stronger yen and a fall on Wall Street. (Global Post )
Feb 12 Tokyo stocks up after Wall St. jump on jobs data
Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, helped by bullish New York equities late last week thanks to a jobs recovery in key U.S. industry sectors. (The Japan News )
Feb 10 Tokyo stocks rise on Wall Street's rally after jobs data
Tokyo stocks closed higher Monday, with the benchmark Nikkei stock index gaining 1.77 percent as highly anticipated US jobs data saw a rally on Wall Street Friday and the yen's dip against the US dollar also buoyed investor sentiment on the first trading day of the week. (Global Times )
Feb 06 Tokyo stocks close down 0.18%
Tokyo stocks closed 0.18 percent lower Thursday, giving up early gains as caution prevailed ahead of the release of crucial US jobs data which could give investors clues about the state of the world's biggest economy. (Global Post )
Feb 05 Nikkei rises 1.2 pct in volatile session; Panasonic, Toyota shine
The Nikkei average rose 1.2 percent in a volatile session on Wednesday, rebounding from a four-month low as investors scooped up recently battered stocks such as Panasonic and Toyota Motor following strong earnings reports. (Reuters )
Feb 04 Nikkei index closes down 4.18%
Tokyo stocks plunged 4.18 per cent Tuesday after weak US manufacturing data sent Wall Street and the dollar tumbling, with the headline index shedding 14 per cent in a month after its huge rally last year. (Business Times )
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