Nikkei Futures | News - Part 102

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Japan’s Nikkei share average rose on Friday as strong company earnings led by Nomura Holdings and Advantest Corp buoyed the sentiment, but a sell-off in index-heavyweight SoftBank Corp limited the gains. The Nikkei ended 0.4 per cent higher at 17,674.39. For the week, the Nikkei gained 0.9 per cent, while it rose 1.3 per cent Read More

TOKYO, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei share average rose on Friday as strong company earnings led by Nomura Holdings and Advantest Corp buoyed sentiment, but a sell-off in index-heavyweight SoftBank Corp limited the gains. The Nikkei ended 0.4 percent higher at 17,674.39. For the week, the Nikkei gained 0.9 percent, while it rose 1.3 Read More

Stocks fell sharply Thursday, weighed down by a tumble on Wall Street overnight and a rise in the yen. The Nikkei 225 average lost 189.51 points, or 1.06 percent, to end at 17,606.22. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained 27.43 points. The Topix closed down 16.34 points, or 1.14 percent, at 1,413.58 after climbing Read More

Japan’s Nikkei average posted the biggest one-day drop in two weeks on Thursday, hit by dismal earnings from the likes of Komatsu Ltd and signs the US Federal Reserve is on course to raise interest rates this year despite a shaky global outlook. The Nikkei fell 1.1 per cent to 17,606.22, the biggest one-day percentage Read More

Stocks closed slightly higher Wednesday after cutting earlier losses on the back of expectations for improved corporate earnings reports. The Nikkei 225 average gained 27.43 points to close at 17,795.73. On Tuesday, the key market gauge surged 299.78 points. The Topix finished up 3.54 points at 1,429.92, after rising 24.30 points the previous day. The Read More

TOKYO: Japan’s Skymark Airlines is filing for bankruptcy protection, reports said on Wednesday (Jan 28), as the struggling carrier faces potentially massive penalties over a cancelled US$ 2.2 billion jet order with Airbus. The leading Nikkei business daily and public broadcaster NHK reported the bankruptcy filing, which comes less than a month after Japan’s third-biggest Read More