Tokyo stocks open higher as soft yen lifts exporters

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Tokyo stocks open higher as soft yen lifts exporters 

TOKYO, Oct. 5 — Tokyo stocks edged higher as markets here opened Wednesday with sentiment bolstered by a comparatively soft yen early on giving some export-linked shares a lift.

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Tokyo stocks dive in morning on U.S. stock sell-off, oil price slide

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Tokyo stocks dive in morning on U.S. stock sell-off, oil price slide 

TOKYO, Feb. 3 — Tokyo stocks dived Wednesday morning as U.S. stocks sold off overnight on a sharp drop in oil prices added to fears of a global economic slowdown.

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Tokyo shares open sharply higher on rebounding oil prices

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Tokyo shares open sharply higher on rebounding oil prices 

TOKYO, Jan. 22 — Tokyo shares skyrocketed by opening the trading Friday, with its benchmark Nikkei index jumped over 500 points higher briefly, as sentiment was boosted by the rebounding in oil prices and the retreat of the Japanese yen.

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Tokyo shares open higher on US rate raise expectation

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tokyo shares open higher on US rate raise expectation 

TOKYO, Nov. 19 — Tokyo shares opened higher on Thursday, with market expectation of an US interest rate raise in December strengthened by the released minutes of a Federal Reserve meeting.

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Tokyo shares open slightly higher ahead of BOJ decision

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tokyo shares open slightly higher ahead of BOJ decision 

TOKYO, Oct. 7 — Tokyo shares opened the trading Wednesday slightly higher as investors are waiting for the Bank of Japan's monetary decision to be made due later the day in its policy meeting.

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Nikkei plunges 2.51% following surge, market eyes Fed's rate hike

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nikkei plunges 2.51% following surge, market eyes Fed's rate hike 

TOKYO, Sept. 10 — Tokyo stocks plunged Thursday with the Nikkei index falling 2.51 percent as poor machinery order data invited investors to offload shares following the market's historic jump yesterday on hopes for more easing in china and corporate tax cuts in Japan.

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Tokyo stocks open lower on strong yen, Greece unease

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tokyo stocks open lower on strong yen, Greece unease 

TOKYO, July 3 — Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower in early trading Friday as the yen's firmer and concerns over Greece's bailout referendum dented market sentiment.

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Nikkei hits 18-year high on hopes for Greek debt deal

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nikkei hits 18-year high on hopes for Greek debt deal 

TOKYO, June 24 — Tokyo stocks rose to an 18-year high in early trading Wednesday, as investor sentiment was lifted by hopes for an early deal of Greece with its creditors to avert default and an exit from the eurozone.

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Tokyo shares open lower on U.S. losses

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tokyo shares open lower on U.S. losses 

TOKYO, June 16 — Tokyo shares opened slightly lower Tuesday following losses in the overnight U.S. market.

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Tokyo stocks rise in early trading tracking Wall St. gains

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tokyo stocks rise in early trading tracking Wall St. gains 

TOKYO, May 15 — Tokyo stocks rose in early trading on Friday following overnight gains of U.S. and European stocks.

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