Japanese shares rose a second day, with the Topix index posting its largest advance in two months, as technology companies including SoftBank Corp. surged.
Japan’s Topix index rose for an eighth day, extending its longest winning streak in almost a year, after data showing growth in U.S. manufacturing boosted optimism about the world’s largest economy.
Japan’s Topix index rose for a third day after a gauge of U.S. consumer confidence advanced to a six-year high, boosting investor optimism about the outlook for the world’s largest economy.
Japanese shares fell, with the Topix index capping its biggest decline in five weeks, after the yen gained yesterday as investors weighed China’s economic outlook. Shippers retreated.
Japan’s Topix index rose for a second day after the yen yesterday declined the most in seven weeks as Russian President Vladimir Putin said he sees no immediate need to invade eastern Ukraine.
Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index posting its biggest three-day advance in seven months, after comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen boosted optimism for the world’s biggest economy.
Japanese stocks fell, after the Topix index soared the most in five months yesterday, as paper makers and brokerages led the decline.
Japanese stocks climbed, with the Topix index rising the most in almost five months and rebounding from four days of losses, as the yen slid against the dollar.
Japan’s Topix index rose, paring the gauge’s biggest selloff in eight months yesterday, as earnings from companies including Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. cheered investors.
Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index advancing the most since September to a 2008 high, as the yen weakened amid optimism about global economic growth and retailers climbed on earnings.
"Governor Kuroda expressed confidence in the economy despite saying the sales-tax increase will have an impact."
- Hiroichi Nishi on Apr 08, 2014