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Tokyo stocks close down 1.36%

Tokyo stocks fell 1.36 percent Tuesday as exporter shares took a hit from a stronger yen, which rose after after the Bank of Japan held off launching further easing measures. 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. si/pb/erf

Tokyo stocks down 1.13% by break

Tokyo stocks slipped 1.13 percent Tuesday morning, tracking falls on Wall Street while a stronger yen hit exporter shares. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 167.24 points to 14,641.61 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 1.63 percent, or 19.46 points, to 1,177.38. "Overseas investors are dumping Internet-related stocks, largely in reaction to selloffs in their overseas peers overnight," an equity trading director at a foreign brokerage said.

Tokyo shares end 1.69% lower

Tokyo stocks fell 1.69 percent Monday following a heavy sell-off on Wall Street, while the yen strengthened against the dollar, denting exporter shares. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index lost 254.92 points to finish at 14,808.85, while the Topix index of all first-section issues fell 1.57 percent, or 19.05 points, to 1,196.84. hih/pb/erf

Tokyo stocks down 1.34% by break

Tokyo stocks fell 1.34 percent Monday morning following a heavy sell-off on Wall Street while the yen strengthened against the dollar. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 202.04 points at 14,861.73 at the break while the Topix index of all first-section issues was off 1.04 percent, or 12.70 points, at 1,203.19. mis/pb/dan

Tokyo stocks close flat

Tokyo stocks ended flat Friday on late profit-taking as investors await the release of key US jobs data. The Nikkei-225 index edged down 0.05 percent, or 8.11 points, to 15,063.77, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 0.07 percent, or 0.88 points, to 1,215.89. The headline Nikkei index gained ground in morning trading, adding to a 0.84 percent gain Thursday but some investors opted to cash in, while others held back to until the US non-farm payrolls data later in the day, dealers said.

Tokyo stocks close flat

Tokyo stocks ended flat Friday on late profit-taking as investors awaited the release of key US jobs data. The Nikkei-225 index edged down 0.05 percent, or 8.11 points, to 15,063.77, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.07 percent, or 0.88 points, to 1,215.89. si/erf

Tokyo stocks up 0.13% by break

Tokyo stocks edged up 0.13 percent on Friday morning, reversing early losses, supported by a weakening yen as investors await the release of key US jobs data. The Nikkei 225 index added 19.45 points to 15,091.33 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares edged up 0.09 percent, or 1.10 points, to 1,217.87. The tepid rise came on the back of a 0.84 percent gain Thursday as Wall Street supplied a positive lead.

Tokyo stocks up 0.13% by break

Tokyo stocks edged up 0.13 percent on Friday morning, reversing early losses, supported by a weaker yen as investors await the release of key US jobs data. The Nikkei 225 index added 19.45 points to 15,091.33 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares edged 0.09 percent, or 1.10 points, higher to 1,217.87. bur-pb/dan

Tokyo shares end up 0.84% after Wall Street rally

Tokyo shares rose 0.84 percent Thursday after another strong performance on Wall Street, where the S&P 500 ended at a fresh high. The headline Nikkei 225 index added 125.56 points to finish at 15,071.88, while the Topix index of all first-section shares gained 0.45 percent, or 5.41 points, to 1,216.77. hih/pb

Tokyo shares up 0.87% by break

Tokyo shares rose 0.87 percent Thursday morning after another strong performance on Wall Street, where the S&P 500 ended at a fresh high. The headline Nikkei 225 index added 130.14 points to 15,076.46 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was 0.58 percent, or 7.06 points, higher at 1,218.42. si/pb/dan
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