Nikkei News

In May, services sector activity growth slips to 12-month low: PMI

The seasonally-adjusted Nikkei India Services Business Activity Index, published by IHS Markit, hit 50.2 in May, against 51 in April. A reading above 50 suggests expansion, while below it signals contraction.

Nissan to cut global production by 15 per cent: Nikkei

Shares in Nissan, mired in a financial misconduct scandal involving Ghosn and the company itself, were trading down 1.2 per cent early on Friday, versus a 0.6 per cent rise in the broader market.


Japan's Nikkei hits nine-month low after Fed's stance dampens mood

At the midday break, Japan's Nikkei share average was down 1.7 percent at 20,631.43 after going as low as 20,598.86, its weakest since March 26.

Nikkei tumbles to more than 6-month low after Wall Street rout

Wall Street's Wednesday rout jolted the Japanese market. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 saw this year's gains disappear on dismal earnings forecasts, while the Nasdaq Composite plunged 4.43 percent.

Asia stocks bounce modestly but Saudi tensions limit gains

Japan's Nikkei bounced 0.3 percent following a decline of nearly 2 percent the previous day.

Nikkei tumbles to 5-week low, US FX comments hit manufacturers

The Nikkei share average stumbled as much as 1.8 percent to 22,274.94 during morning trade, the lowest point since Sept. 10. It was down 1.4 percent at the midday break.


Nikkei rises on bargain hunting but investors edgy after wild sell-off

The Nikkei gained 0.2 per cent to 21,694.90 points by midmorning, but has still lost nearly 7 per cent so far this week.

Nikkei resumes climb to new 21-year high, helped by banks, tech firms

For the week, Nikkei has risen 2.3 per cent, on track to post seventh straight weekly gains, the longest weekly winning streak in almost a year.

Nikkei edges up, eyes 12th day of gains, Kobe Steel resumes slide

Nissan conducted uncertified vehicle checks as recently as last week even after revealing the widespread misconduct at its domestic factories, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

Nikkei falls as foreigners sell stocks on North Korea fears

The Nikkei was down 0.3 percent to 19,325.87 by the midday break, after getting as low as 19,254.67 - the lowest level since May 1