Nikkei Futures | News - Part 105


Stocks retreated on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, dampened by profit-taking after the recent surge. The Nikkei 225 average lost 85.82 points, or 0.49 percent, to end at 17,280.48. On Tuesday, the key market gauge surged 352.01 points. The Topix index closed down 7.02 points, or 0.50 percent, at 1,390.61, after rising 25.22 points Read More

Stocks rose sharply Tuesday, boosted by a flurry of purchases on the back of the weaker yen and mounting hopes for monetary easing by the European Central Bank. The Nikkei 225 average shot up 352.01 points, or 2.07 percent, to end at the day’s high of 17,366.30. On Monday, the key market gauge gained 150.13 Read More

Japan’s Nikkei stock average climbed 2.1 per cent on Tuesday, posting its biggest one-day gain in a month, as markets took comfort from China’s GDP data and on expectations that the European Central Bank will unveil stimulus measures. The benchmark Nikkei rose to 17,366.30 points, its highest level in two weeks, led by gains in Read More

* Better-than-expected China data lifts China-related stocks * Financials, exporters outperform By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Japanese stocks surged to a more than one-week high on Tuesday morning as China’s better-than-expected growth data lifted China-related stocks, while expectations that the European Central Bank will unveil easing measures buoyed overall sentiment. The benchmark Read More

Stocks bounced back moderately Monday following Wall Street’s rebound late last week, but their upside was capped amid a wait-and-see mood prior to a key economic event in Europe later this week. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 150.13 points to end at 17,014.29. On Friday, the key market gauge tumbled 244.54 points. The Topix closed Read More

TOKYO, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — The Nikkei stock index lost 1.43 percent Friday, relinquishing gains made the previous day, as investors switched into yen currency havens pushing its price up versus its major counterparts and impacting export and tech- related issues, following the Swiss National Bank (SNB)’s shock decision to remove its currency cap against Read More