Author: Nikkei Futures

The Nikkei 225 Tuesday took a cue from Monday’s sideways performance, and barely budged through the morning and afternoon trading sessions, slipping up 0.02% by the closing bell. Traders reviewed the overnight drop on Wall Street, and a healthy average p/e ratio above 21 on Japanese stocks, and moved to sidelines, said analysts. The Read More

The Nikkei 225 Monday traded sideways in a narrow band through both morning and afternoon trading sessions, dipping to a negligible loss of 0.01% at the closing bell. As with any slowdown on the Nikkei 225 this year, analysts said traders were “taking profits.” The broad measure Nikkei 225 lost 2.17 to 19,905.46 as Read More

Nomura Holdings Inc. Chief Executive Officer Koji Nagai said the Nikkei 225 Stock Average touching 20,000 for the first time in 15 years is “just a passing point” and the equity market will keep rising. The milestone this morning reflects improving fundamentals as Japanese companies’ earnings grow and tourism from abroad increases because of the Read More