Messaging service Line surges after Tokyo listing

Japan’s leading messaging application provider Line made a robust debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday in Japan’s largest initial public offering this year.

Tokyo stocks close down 1.85 per cent

Japanese shares fell in trading Wednesday due to the strengthening of the yen and concerns about Brexit.

British pound hits new 31-year low against dollar

Sterling hit a new 31-year low against the dollar on Wednesday, falling below 1.30 dollars to the pound amid concerns about the effects of Brexit on the nation's finances.

Japan stocks mixed on European rallies, profit-taking

Japanese shares were mixed Thursday following rebounds in European equities after the shock of last week’s British vote to leave the European Union. Some investors, however, sold stocks to lock in...

Pound, stock markets inch back up after Brexit shock

The pound edged up against the dollar on Tuesday, for the first time since Britain's vote to exit the European Union had sent it downward last week.

Japan stocks mixed on Brexit shock, stimulus expected

Japanese shares were mixed Tuesday as market sentiment was hurt by heavy overnight losses on Wall Street and in European equities, following last week’s British vote to leave the European Union....

Nikkei rebounds 2.3 per cent after rout on Brexit vote

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average soared 2.3 per cent Monday, despite the yen’s rise, after last week's global sell-off triggered by the British vote to leave the European Union

Japan shares rally as Brexit polls show remain has lead

Japanese stocks jumped more than 2 per cent Monday for the second straight trading day of rise as market sentiment was bolstered by increasing British support for remaining in the European Union...

Tokyo stocks tumble on Brexit fears

Japanese shares fell around 3.5 per cent on Monday as uncertainty continued to hang over Britain's referendum on its European Union membership.

Japanese stocks plunge on stronger yen

Japanese shares plummeted more than 2 per cent Thursday for the second straight day of decline with export-linked issues dragged down by the yen’s sharp rise against major currencies.

Japan stocks surge on falling yen, US gains

Japanese shares bounced back Tuesday for the first rise in three trading days, bolstered by a weaker yen and overnight gains on Wall Street.

Japan shares plunge on quakes concerns, rising yen, falling oil

Japanese stocks fell 3 per cent Monday for the second straight trading day of fall as investor sentiment was hurt by a stronger yen, falling oil prices and growing concerns about the two major...

China economic hopes, steel talks drive European shares up

European shares jumped on Tuesday amid renewed hopes about China's economic outlook, higher oil prices and the prospects of consolidation in the global steel sector.

Japan stocks snap 4-day losing streak on falling yen

Japanese shares bounced back Tuesday for the first rise in five trading days as export-linked stocks were lifted by a weaker yen.

Surge in European banking stocks trigger rebound in share markets

European bourses rebounded strongly on Wednesday, led by a surge in the region's banking stocks with shares in Germany's biggest lender, Deutsche Bank, rocketing by 13 per cent.