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Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closes 3.01% higher

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index jumped 3.01 percent Wednesday as bargain buying and a weaker yen lifted the Japanese market, following a rise on Wall Street bolstered by strong US corporate earnings. The benchmark Nikkei 225, which tumbled 7.3 percent last week, added 420.87 points to finish at 14,417.68, while the Topix index of all first-section shares tacked on 2.68 percent, or 30.46 points, to 1,166.55. bur-pb/mtp

Tokyo stocks jump 2.26% by break

Tokyo stocks jumped 2.26 percent Wednesday morning with Japanese exporter shares getting a lift from the weaker yen, following a rise on Wall Street bolstered by strong US corporate earnings. The Nikkei 225 index added 316.92 points to 14,313.73 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.92 percent, or 21.79 points, to 1,157.88.

Tokyo stocks jump 2.26% by break

Tokyo stocks jumped 2.26 percent Wednesday morning with Japanese exporter shares getting a lift from the weaker yen, following a rise on Wall Street bolstered by strong US corporate earnings. The Nikkei 225 index added 316.92 points to 14,313.73 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 1.92 percent, or 21.79 points, to 1,157.88. bur-pb/mtp

Tokyo stocks up 0.82% by break

Tokyo stocks rose 0.82 percent Tuesday morning after a rally on Wall Street and as the yen weakened against the dollar in response to upbeat US economic data. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 114.55 points to 14,024.71 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.41 percent, or 4.62 points, to 1,137.38. After heavy losses last week all three main indexes on Wall Street rallied on Monday as traders welcomed a solid earnings report from Citigroup and encouraging retail sales data.

Tokyo stocks close up 0.62%

Tokyo stocks rose 0.62 percent Tuesday after a rally on Wall Street and as the yen weakened against the dollar in response to upbeat US economic data. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 86.65 points to finish at 13,996.81, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.29 percent, or 3.33 points, to 1,136.09. si/pb/pj

Tokyo stocks up 0.82% by break

Tokyo stocks rose 0.82 percent Tuesday morning after a rally on Wall Street and as the yen weakened against the dollar in response to upbeat US economic data. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 114.55 points to 14,024.71 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.41 percent , or 4.62 points, to 1,137.38. bur-pb/dan

Tokyo stocks close down 0.36%

Tokyo stocks slipped 0.36 percent Monday, weighed by losses on Wall Street last week and the yen's rise as tensions in Ukraine escalate. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 49.89 points to 13,910.16, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 0.12 percent, or 1.33 points, to 1,132.76. si/pb/pj

Tokyo stocks close down 0.36%

Tokyo stocks slipped 0.36 percent Monday, weighed by losses on Wall Street last week and the yen's rise as tensions in Ukraine escalate. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 49.89 points to 13,910.16, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 0.12 percent, or 1.33 points, to 1,132.76. 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 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, after tumbling to a six-month low on Friday, while the Topix index of all first-section shares added 0.47 percent, or 5.32 points, to 1,139.41. bur-pb/dan

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.
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