Tokyo stocks

Tokyo stocks open higher on hopes for corporate results

The Nikkei 225 index, which has risen for the past 10 consecutive sessions, edged up 0.49 percent, or 104.60 points, to 21,360.16 in early trade.

Oct 17, 2017, 06:39 AM IST
World stocks choke on US election fears, pound powers on

World stocks choke on US election fears, pound powers on

Equity investors froze at the prospect of a tight finish to the US presidential race, with the US S&P 500 sliding for the ninth straight session, its longest fall since 1980.

Nov 05, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

Asia markets move cautiously ahead of bank meetings

Tokyo stocks sank on a strong yen as traders await central bank meetings in Japan and the United States this week, while other Asian markets fluctuated following a negative lead from Wall Street.

Jul 26, 2016, 08:42 AM IST
Asian markets slip as post-Brexit rally fades

Asian markets slip as post-Brexit rally fades

Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday as a week-long rally finally came to an end with traders cashing in profits and awaiting developments in Britain`s preparation to leave the European Union after last month`s exit vote.

Jul 05, 2016, 08:37 AM IST
Asian markets extend gains on Brexit stimulus bets

Asian markets extend gains on Brexit stimulus bets

Asian markets rose for a second day Wednesday on hopes that authorities will unveil fresh stimulus to counter the effects of Britain`s shock vote to leave the European Union.

Jun 29, 2016, 08:30 AM IST
Asian markets sink after US, Europe extend Brexit losses

Asian markets sink after US, Europe extend Brexit losses

Asian stock markets resumed their losses Tuesday morning, extending another sharp sell-off in Europe and New York that was fuelled by Britain`s shock decision to tear itself away from the EU.

Jun 28, 2016, 09:12 AM IST