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Dollar jumps to around ¥105.90 in Tokyo 

The dollar rose to levels around ¥105.90 in Tokyo trading Monday, aided by a Japanese retail giant’s announcement of a huge U.S. business buyout plan …

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Nikkei stretches downtrend to fifth session as COVID-19 infections grow 

Tokyo stocks continued to fall on Thursday, pressured by persistent concerns about the renewed spread of the novel coronavirus.The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues …

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Sushi in Tokyo, gourmet pho for those in the know, congee in Happy Valley – an IT executive on where she’ll eat once lockdown ends 

Ho Wan-yee is an IT executive who was used to working from home long before the coronavirus. I would like to be a foodie but I don’t eat out enough to be a foodie. Lately, I have not been going out much. My comfort food is just simple chicken congee which I get from Tasty Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop (21 King Kwong Street, Happy Valley, tel: 2838 3922). I […]

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Giant steps to normality and refuelled for Tokyo 

After three months of lockdown, Andrew Pozzi is back in Italy and on the winning trail as GB’s top hurdler starts dreaming of the Olympics again.

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Dollar drops below ¥107 after correction in Tokyo stocks 

The dollar dropped below ¥107 for the first time in about two weeks in Tokyo trading Friday, weighed down by a stock market correction.At 5 …

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Dollar rises above ¥107.60 in Tokyo trading 

The dollar rose above ¥107.60 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, aided by position-adjustment buying.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥107.63, up from ¥107.59 at the …

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Greenback rises above ¥107.50 as Tokyo stock rally continues 

The dollar firmed to levels around ¥107.60 in Tokyo trading Monday, aided by a robust advance on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.At 5 p.m., the dollar …

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Nikkei extends win streak to fourth session, adding 408 points on strength in Chinese market 

Tokyo stocks soared Monday to extend their winning streak to a fourth session in a row, riding energy from the robust Shanghai and Hong Kong …

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Japan gets football rolling but with no fans in stands 

Tokyo (AFP) – Top-flight Japanese football kicked off again on Saturday, but without spectators, following a four-month break because of coronavirus.

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Dollar almost static around ¥107.50 in Tokyo 

The dollar was almost muted around ¥107.50 in thin Tokyo trading on Friday as investors retreated to the sidelines due to a three-day weekend in …

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World’s Largest Pension Fund Loses $165 Billion in Worst Quarter 

(Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest pension fund posted a record loss in the first three months of 2020 after the coronavirus pandemic sparked a global market rout in the period.Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund lost 11%, or 17.7 trillion yen ($164.7 billion), in the three months ended March, it said in Tokyo on Friday. The decline in value was the s […]

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Tokyo stocks turn slightly lower amid lack of incentives 

Tokyo stocks suffered a modest setback Wednesday amid a dearth of fresh trading incentives.The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 14.73 points, or 0.07 percent, to end …

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Dollar falls to around ¥106.50 in Tokyo trading 

The dollar dropped to around ¥106.50 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, dragged down by softer stock prices and speculation.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥106.60-60, …

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Greenback takes a dip below ¥107 line in risk-averse Tokyo trading 

The dollar weakened below ¥107 in Tokyo trading Thursday as a risk-averse mood spread through the market.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥106.97-99, down …

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Tokyo stocks bleed another 100 points after taking virus cues from Dow 

Tokyo stocks bled further on Thursday, weighed down by an overnight fall on Wall Street and persistent concerns over the coronavirus crisis.The Nikkei average of …

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