Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:32
Bargain-hunting helped drive Tokyo`s strong gains, while shares of market heavyweight SoftBank soared 8.50 percent to 7,604 yen.
Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 09:27
Bargain hunting in large caps like Toyota Motor Corp offered some support and helped the benchmark Nikkei trim earlier losses.
Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 10:41
Japanese shares sank to six-month lows on Friday as an escalating selloff on Wall Street spread to Asia and slugged markets that had been fairly resilient up to now.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 14:12
The Nikkei ended 0.8 percent higher to 15,071.88 points, the highest close since March 11.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 10:43
Tokyo`s Nikkei outperformed to gain 0.9 percent.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 12:42
The Nikkei ended up 1.0 percent at 14,946.32, the highest closing level since March 11.
Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 11:49
Asian stocks edged higher in a cautious start to the week on Monday, with investors holding out hope that China would take steps to stimulate its economy.
Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 08:36
The benchmark Nikkei advanced to 14,839.54 at the opening, its highest level since March 13, and was last traded at 14,808.35, 0.8 percent higher on the day.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 08:40
Japanese shares fell more than one percent on Thursday, hit by renewed anxiety over the crisis in Ukraine and pressured by Japanese pension fund selling ahead of the financial year-end next week.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 05:21
Asian markets got off to a skittish start on Thursday following a late dip on Wall Street amid talk of tougher sanctions on Russia and a drop in technology stocks.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 08:41
Asian shares were in a defensive mode on Tuesday after Wall Street fell overnight, though still-vague hopes of a new stimulus plan in China could improve investor sentiment.
Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 09:15
MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.2 percent after the China data`s release after gaining as much as 0.5 percent.
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