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Suga Succeeds Abe as Japan’s New Leader

The Nikkei 225 moved 152.81 points or 0.65% higher to 23559.3 on Monday as Japan’s governing party elected Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga (picture) as its new leader to succeed Shinzo Abe. As expected, Suga won by a large margin, taking 377 of a total of 534 votes from his …

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Japanese Shares Fall on Shinzo Abe Resignation

The Nikkei 225 plunged 326.21 points or 1.41% to 22882.65 on Friday closing 0.33% lower for the week after national broadcaster NHK stated that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to resign, as he wanted to avoid causing problems to the government due to a worsening of his chronic …

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