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Tokyo stocks down 0.11% by break

Tokyo stocks slipped 0.11 percent Monday morning, weighed by losses on Wall Street last week and escalating tensions in Ukraine. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 15.62 points to 13,944.43 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.47 percent, or 5.32 points, to 1,139.41. Disappointment over the Bank of Japan's decision not to expand its stimulus drive -- and a consequent rise in the yen -- helped drag the Nikkei to a six-month low on Friday, with the headline index down 7.33 percent over the week.

Tokyo stocks fall 2.38% to six-month low

Tokyo stocks fell 2.38 percent Friday to their lowest close in six months, leading a fall on Asian markets after Wall Street suffered big losses on concerns about the valuations of high-flying technology companies. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index sank 340.07 points to finish at 13,960.05, its lowest close since early October, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 1.34 percent, or 15.40 points, to 1,134.09. kh/pb/ac

Tokyo stocks fall 2.38% to six-month low

Tokyo stocks fell 2.38 percent Friday to their lowest close in six months, leading a fall on Asian markets following a sell-off on Wall Street and disappointment over the Bank of Japan's hawkish view on additional easy money. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index sank 340.07 points to finish at 13,960.05, its lowest close since early October, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 1.34 percent, or 15.40 points, to 1,134.09.

Tokyo stocks fall 2.31% by break

Tokyo stocks dropped 2.31 percent Friday morning, leading a fall on Asian markets after Wall Street suffered big losses on concerns about the valuations of high-flying technology companies. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 330.47 points to 13,969.65 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 1.20 percent, or 13.75 points, to 1,135.74.

Tokyo stocks fall 2.31% by break

Tokyo stocks dropped 2.31 percent Friday morning, after Wall Street suffered big losses on concerns about the valuations of high-flying technology companies. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 330.47 points to 13,969.65 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was down 1.20 percent, or 13.75 points, to 1,135.74. bur-pb/mtp

Tokyo shares end flat on stronger yen

Tokyo shares ended flat Thursday, losing early gains driven by Wall Street's rally as exporters took a hit from the yen's rise. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index inched up 0.43 points to finish at 14,300.12, after rising 1.11 percent at the open. The Topix index of all first-section shares edged 0.08 percent lower, or 0.95 points, to 1,149.49. hih/pb/sm

Tokyo stocks close down 2.10%

Tokyo stocks fell 2.10 percent Wednesday after the yen soared on fading hopes for near-term monetary easing by the Bank of Japan, denting exporter shares. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index fell 307.19 points to 14,299.69, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 2.05 percent, or 24.12 points, to 1,150.44. kh/hg/ac

Tokyo stocks close down 2.10%

Tokyo stocks fell 2.10 percent Wednesday after the yen soared on fading hopes for near-term monetary easing by the Bank of Japan, denting exporter shares. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index fell 307.19 points to 14,299.69, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 2.05 percent, or 24.12 points, to 1,150.44. kh/hg/ac

Tokyo stocks down 1.82% by break

Tokyo stocks were down 1.82 percent on Wednesday morning after the yen soared on fading hopes for near-term monetary easing by the Bank of Japan, denting exporter shares. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index shed 266.44 points to 14,340.44 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 1.94 percent, or 22.76 points, to 1,151.80. bur-pb/mtp

Tokyo stocks close down 1.36%

Tokyo stocks fell 1.36 percent Tuesday following another sell-off on Wall Street, while exporters took a hit as the stronger yen picked up against the dollar. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index fell 201.97 points to 14,606.88, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 1.86 percent, or 22.28 points, to 1,174.56. Traders took their lead from New York, where the three main indexes each tumbled more than one percent, as big-name tech firms, which had helped last year's rally, were sold off on concerns they are overvalued.
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