TOPIX http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28943/all en Tokyo shares up 0.35% by break http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tokyo-shares-035-break <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo shares rose 0.35 percent Friday morning as the yen fell further against the dollar and euro.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 38.67 points to 11,177.33 by the break, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.37 percent, or 3.49 points, to 943.74.</p> <p>Equities also benefited from investment flows at the start of the month, said Hiroichi Nishi, SMBC Nikko Securities general manager of equities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tokyo-shares-035-break" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Japan Japanese yen TOPIX AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:45:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742503 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo stocks end up 0.47% http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tokyo-stocks-end-047 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks rose 0.47 percent on Friday as the yen fell further against the dollar and euro.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 52.68 points to 11,191.34, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was up 0.26 percent, or 2.40 points, at 942.65.</p> <p>kh/ia</p> Nikkei 225 TOPIX AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:46:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742595 at http://www.globalpost.com Dealers see more gains for Tokyo shares next week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/dealers-see-more-gains-tokyo-shares-next-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo shares are on track to extend their rally next week, after US jobs data coming on Friday ahead of more Japanese and US corporate earnings, dealers said.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 2.42 percent, or 264.69 points, to end the week at 11,191.34, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares gained 2.79 percent, or 25.56 points, to 942.65.</p> <p>The surging Tokyo market, which has rallied for 12 weeks now, started off the week by slipping Monday as investors locked in recent profits, largely driven by a weakening yen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/dealers-see-more-gains-tokyo-shares-next-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foreign exchange market TOPIX AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:00:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742794 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo stocks 0.48% higher by break http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tokyo-stocks-048-higher-break <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks were 0.48 percent higher on Monday morning, on the back of lingering optimism over a sharp rally on Wall Street which pushed close to new records.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 54.03 points to 11,245.37 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.07 percent, or 10.08 points, to 952.73.</p> <p>pb/ac</p> TOPIX AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 03:00:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744957 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo stocks close up 0.62% http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/tokyo-stocks-close-062 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks closed 0.62 percent higher on Monday, on the back of lingering optimism over a sharp rally on Wall Street that pushed the key index close to new records.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 69.01 points to 11,260.35, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was up 1.39 percent, or 13.10 points, to 955.75.</p> <p>pb-mis/hg/ao</p> Nikkei 225 TOPIX AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 06:45:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745041 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo stocks close 1.90% lower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/tokyo-stocks-close-190-lower <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks closed 1.90 percent lower on Tuesday as political concerns in Spain and Italy brought the eurozone's long-running debt crisis back on to the radar.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 213.43 points to 11,046.92 at the close, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 1.68 percent, or 16.05 points, at 939.70.</p> <p>oh/jw</p> TOPIX AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 06:31:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746064 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo stocks mixed by break http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/tokyo-stocks-mixed-break <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks were mixed Thursday morning on profit-taking after sharp gains in the market, and as the yen strengthened.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index shed 0.78 percent, or 89.49 points, at 11,374.26 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares inched 0.03 percent higher, or 0.27 points, at 969.09.</p> <p>pb/ao</p> TOPIX AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 03:30:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748424 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo's Nikkei ends 0.93% lower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/tokyos-nikkei-ends-093-lower <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closed 0.93 percent lower on profit-taking Thursday, a day after it soared to its highest close since September 2008.</p> <p>The index shed 106.68 points to 11,357.07, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was flat, edging up 0.36 points to 969.18.</p> <p>pb-mis/dan</p> TOPIX AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 07:03:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748514 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo's Nikkei ends 0.93% lower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/tokyos-nikkei-ends-093-lower-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closed 0.93 percent lower on profit-taking Thursday, a day after it soared to its highest close in almost four-and-a-half years.</p> <p>The index shed 106.68 points to 11,357.07. The Topix index of first-section shares was flat, edging up 0.36 points to 969.18, although 5.14 billion shares changed hands, the second highest turnover in the exchange's history -- behind March 15, 2011, the first trading day after the March 11 quake-tsunami.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/tokyos-nikkei-ends-093-lower-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Japan Japanese yen TOPIX AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:16:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748554 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo's Nikkei ends 0.93% lower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/tokyos-nikkei-ends-093-lower-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closed 0.93 percent lower on profit-taking Thursday, a day after it soared to its highest close in almost four-and-a-half years.</p> <p>The index shed 106.68 points to 11,357.07. The Topix index of first-section shares was flat, edging up 0.36 points to 969.18, although 5.14 billion shares changed hands, the second highest turnover in the exchange's history -- behind March 15, 2011, the first trading day after the March 11 quake-tsunami.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/tokyos-nikkei-ends-093-lower-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Currency Entertainment Japanese yen TOPIX AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:16:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748559 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo shares to notch up gains next week: dealers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tokyo-shares-notch-gains-next-week-dealers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo shares are likely to rebound next week on the back of a weakening yen and expectations of easing by the Bank of Japan, dealers said Friday, despite this week seeing the end of a 12-week rally.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.34 percent, or 38.18 points, to end the week at 11,153.16, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares gained 1.59 percent, or 14.7 points, at 957.35.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/tokyo-shares-notch-gains-next-week-dealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investment banks Nikkei 225 TOPIX AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:31:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749846 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo stocks 2.42% higher by break http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/tokyo-stocks-242-higher-break <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks were 2.42 percent higher by the break on Tuesday after the yen hit a fresh low in New York and following a long weekend in Japan, while investors look to a G20 meeting later this week.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 269.61 points to 11,422.77, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.89 percent, or 18.12 points, to 975.47.</p> <p>The Japanese currency fell in New York trade, with the dollar buying 94.33 yen from 92.70 yen on Friday, supporting Japanese exporters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/tokyo-stocks-242-higher-break" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Japan Japanese yen TOPIX AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 03:45:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753219 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo shares close 1.94% higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/tokyo-shares-close-194-higher <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks closed 1.94 percent higher on Tuesday after the yen hit a fresh low in New York and following a long weekend in Japan, while investors look to a G20 meeting later this week.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index closed 215.96 points higher at 11,369.12, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.16 percent, or 11.15 points, to 968.50.</p> <p>oh/pb/dan</p> Nikkei 225 TOPIX AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:45:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753302 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo stocks down 0.22% by break http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/tokyo-stocks-down-022-break <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks slipped 0.22 percent Wednesday morning, dragged down by profit taking and a stronger yen following a G7 statement that warned over volatility in global forex markets.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index eased 24.67 points to 11,344.45 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 0.20 percent, or 1.98 points, at 966.52.</p> <p>bur-mis/pb/dan</p> Mathematical finance TOPIX AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 04:49:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5754142 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo stocks close 1.04% lower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/tokyo-stocks-close-104-lower-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks closed down 1.04 percent on Wednesday, dragged down by profit-taking and a stronger yen following a G7 statement that warned over volatility in global forex markets.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 117.71 points to 11,251.41, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 1.19 percent, or 11.48 points, at 957.02.</p> <p>si/pb/pj</p> Mathematical finance TOPIX AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:32:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5754265 at http://www.globalpost.com