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Nikkei falls on US interest rate expectations

JAPAN - Japan's benchmark stock index fell on Thursday after a large sell-off after US stocks tumbled on Wednesday on speculation of a faster rate hike for RICO, after a media report said the company was considering a provision for impairment. The Nikkei <.N225> was down...

Japanese fighters were escorted by Tu-95MS bombers

RUSSIA - Two strategic missile carriers Tu-95MSS VKS Russia conducted successful air patrols over the water area of ​​the Japan and East China Sea, as well as the western part of the Pacific Ocean, they were periodically accompanied by Japanese Air Force fighters, the Krasnaya...

Nikkei average is rising amid optimism over the renewal of the Bank of Japan’s governor

JAPAN - Japanese stocks rose on Friday as investors were satisfied with the Japanese government's decision to appoint Japan's central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda for a new term in office and choose one of its boldest cash facilitators. The Nikkei <.N225> was up 1.2 percent at...

Nikkei rises 0.42% at the start of trading in Tokyo

JAPAN - The Nikkei average rose at the start of trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday. The Nikkei <.N225> rose 0.42 percent to 2,1555.99 points, while the broader TOPIX index <.TOPX> was up 0.58 percent at 1,729.17.

Trump and Abe continue pressure on North Korea

NORTH KOREA - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump agreed to continue to exert pressure on North Korea until Pyongyang renounces its missile and nuclear programs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan said. Both leaders confirmed in a telephone conversation on...

Nikkei rises 1.09% at the start of trading in Tokyo

JAPAN - The Nikkei average climbed at the start of trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday. The Nikkei rose 1.09 percent to 21,384.10 points, while the broader TOPIX index gained 1 percent to 1,719.83 points.

Nikkei hits 4-month low amid concerns over US inflation

JAPAN - Japan's Nikkei fell to a four-month low in volatile trading on Wednesday as investor sentiment was weighed by concerns about US inflation data due to be released later on Wednesday. The benchmark index closed 0.4 percent lower at 2,1154.17 points, its lowest close since...

Shinzo Abe calls on North Korean president to abandon nuclear weapons

JAPAN - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly Kim Yong Nam called on Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear and missile programs. Shinzo Abe had a short conversation with Kim Yong Nam on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the Winter...

Japan’s Nikkei is down amid a global slump

JAPAN - Japan's Nikkei average fell on Friday as Wall Street's weak performance continued and oil-linked stocks led the broader decline as crude prices fell. The benchmark Nikkei <.N225> was down 2.3 percent at 21,382.62 points, with weekly losses at 8.1 percent. The broader TOPIX index was...

Nikkei down 1.75% at the start of trading in Tokyo

JAPAN - Nikkei average fell on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday. The Nikkei fell 1.75 percent to 21,507.74 points, while the broader TOPIX index <.TOPX> was down 1.85 percent at 1,733.02.

Nikkei 225 down -2.95% to 21245.5

JAPAN - Nikkei 225 down -2.95% to 21245.5. Earlier it was reported Nikkei average fell on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Nikkei fell 1.75 percent to 21,507.74 points, while the broader TOPIX index <.TOPX> was down 1.85 percent at 1,733.02. --- Stay connected with @VOP_Today and our online...

Nikkei rises 0.35% at the start of trading in Tokyo

JAPAN - The Nikkei average climbed at the start of trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday. The Nikkei <.N225> was up 0.35 percent at 2,172.57. The broader TOPIX index <.TOPX> was up 0.51 percent at 1,758.84.

Nikkei gains modest gains amid cautious US futures decline

JAPAN - Japanese stocks trimmed gains in early trading and closed slightly higher in volatile trading on Wednesday as investors watched for global stock markets to suffer further losses after US futures fell. The benchmark Nikkei <.N225> was up 0.2 percent at 2,645.37 points, after...

Japanese Nikkei continues its losses and falls to a 4-month low

JAPAN - Japan's Nikkei average fell to a four-month low on Tuesday, extending losses on Monday as stocks were hurt by concerns that inflation in the United States could gain momentum. The benchmark Nikkei <.N225> was down 4.7 percent at 2,610.24, its biggest daily drop since...

Japanese Nikkei index has suffered the biggest loss since the US election

JAPAN - Japan's Nikkei average fell sharply on Monday as stocks were hurt by concerns that inflation in the United States could gain momentum. The benchmark Nikkei <.N225> was down 2.5 percent at 22,682.08, its biggest daily drop since Nov. 9, 2016, when it tumbled...

Japan launched the smallest carrier rocket in the world

JAPAN - The Japanese space agency JAXA on Saturday conducted the successful launch of the world's smallest SS-520-5 launch vehicle. The broadcast of the tests was conducted live on the agency's website.The launch vehicle, which is a little over 9 m in length, was...

Russia agrees to deploy warplanes on a disputed island near Japan

RUSSIA - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has agreed to deploy Russian warplanes on a disputed island close to Japan, prompting Russia to arm the region at a time when Moscow's relations with Tokyo are strained over the deployment of a US missile defense system.In...

Japan’s Nikkei is down as the banking sector eased

JAPAN - Japan's Nikkei average fell on Friday as most sectors fell and banking stocks fell on concerns about continued low bond yields after the central bank made a special buy-out to curb rising yields. Kyocera plunged 6.6 percent and topped the list of Nikkei...

Fire in a nursing home in the Japan killed 11 people

As a result of the fire in a nursing home in the Japanese city of Sapporo, 11 people were killed, the NHK television channel reported.It is specified that there were 16 people in the building. Rescuers managed to take five. Eight men and three women...

Asian stocks continue to grow

JAPAN - Asian stocks continued to grow on Monday amid positive corporate reporting and strong growth in the global economy, Reuters reported. The MSCI index of the Asia-Pacific region outside of Japan added 0.26%, demonstrating the growth of the 12th consecutive session. Since the beginning...

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