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  • *Relatively weak auction of $13 billion of 30- year bonds. Treasuries prices rose on Thursday, with benchmark yields falling to their lowest in five weeks as investors scrambled for low-risk bonds on worries that problems involving Portugal's biggest listed bank may rekindle the region's financial woes.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Portugal woes sink European stocks Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:28 AM ET

    *Earnings, valuations concerns dominate in Europe. LONDON, July 10- Europe's debt-sodden periphery was back at the top of the list of financial concerns on Thursday, troubles around Portugal's biggest listed bank pushing shares sharply lower and quelling demand for an issue of bonds by Greece.

  • Market mood turns sour as Dow falls short of 17k Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 2:29 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Global markets were mixed Thursday with a slight pickup in China's exports failing to give a lift to European stocks after most Asian indexes closed up. Britain's FTSE 100 was down 0.4 percent to 6,693.71.

  • TOKYO, July 10- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped for a fourth day to a fresh 1-1/ 2- week low on Thursday as worse-than-expected machinery data soured sentiment and U.S. Federal Reserve minutes suggested the end of its stimulus was a sign of economic strength. The Nikkei dropped 0.6 percent to 15,216.47, the lowest closing since June 30.

  • *Asia up as Wall St rises with Fed in no hurry to end QE. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.3 percent. It's still unrealistic to count on exports to be an important contributor to economic growth, "said Wang Jun, an economist at the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges in Beijing.

  • Nikkei flat as poor machinery data offsets Fed optimism Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    *Benesse dives to 2-1/ 2- month low after data leak. TOKYO, July 10- Japan's Nikkei share average was flat on Thursday in choppy trade as worse-than-expected machinery data soured sentiment after minutes from the U.S. It had dropped 0.1 percent to 15,302.65 on Wednesday, its lowest closing level since June 30.

  • *Asia up as Wall St rises with Fed in no hurry to end QE. *Focus on China trade data at 0200 GMT. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2 percent.

  • *Chinese inflation data hits stocks, outweighs Alcoa earnings beat. LONDON, July 9- World stocks fell on Wednesday as cooling Chinese inflation overnight added to weak European industrial data earlier in the week, pointing to slowing global growth and eclipsing a positive start to the U.S. earnings season.

  • Markets steady after solid earnings reports Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:26 AM ET

    TOKYO— Asian stocks fell for a third day Wednesday and European markets traded tepidly as caution spread ahead of corporate earnings and after record highs on Wall Street.

  • TOKYO, July 9- Asian stocks extended losses to a one-week low on Wednesday after China's consumer inflation cooled slightly more than expected in June, pointing to lingering weakness in the economy.

  • JGBs lifted by sagging stocks, rallying Treasuries Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:13 PM ET

    TOKYO, July 9- Japanese government bond prices were mostly firmer on Wednesday, lifted by sagging Tokyo shares and an overnight rally by U.S. Superlong JGB maturities lagged slightly, weighed by Thursday's 700 billion yen 30- year debt auction. Tokyo's Nikkei fell to a one-week low in the wake of a broad selloff on Wall Street.

  • TOKYO, July 9- Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a fresh one-week low on Wednesday morning as U.S. stocks beat a retreat before the start of the earnings season, and the stronger yen hurt exporters. Bucking the weakness, ANA Holdings rose 1.3 percent after CLSA hiked its rating to' buy' from' outperform' citing its strong inbound and outbound traffic.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks slip, dollar slumps Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:29 PM ET

    *Investors await China inflation data. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.2 percent in early trade, and Japan's Nikkei stock average dropped about 0.6 percent. Traders were awaiting China inflation data at 0130 GMT for further clues on whether the economy is stabilising, ahead of seonc-.

  • Stock futures point to lower US open Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 9:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— U.S. stock futures pointed to a second straight day of declines on Wall Street Tuesday following record highs last week. EUROPE: France's CAC-40 and Germany's DAX fell 0.5 percent. ASIA: In Asia, Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.4 percent.

  • *Asian markets mixed, Japan down while Indonesia extends rally. SYDNEY, July 8- Asian stocks tracked sideways on Tuesday as Wall Street turned cautious ahead of the corporate reporting season while earnings guidance from regional tech heavyweight Samsung came in well short of forecasts.

  • Nikkei drops as pension buying slows, Wall St sags Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    TOKYO, July 8- Japanese shares dropped on Tuesday, pressured by an apparent halt in buying by public pension funds, losses on Wall Street and caution ahead of corporate earnings. Japan's Nikkei share average fell 0.4 percent to 15,314.41.

  • Asian stock markets down for 3rd day Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 1:06 AM ET

    TOKYO— Stock markets drifted lower Tuesday after U.S. indexes pulled back from record highs and investors awaited fresh data from China and corporate earnings. In Asia, Japan's Nikkei 225 index tracked Wall Street's declines, slipping 0.4 percent to 15,314.41 despite fresh data showing the current account surplus was larger than expected in May.

  • *Asian markets mixed, Japan's Nikkei suffers setback. SYDNEY, July 8- Asian stocks were subdued on Tuesday as Wall Street turned cautious ahead of the corporate reporting season and earnings guidance from regional tech heavyweight Samsung came in well short of forecasts.

  • TOKYO, July 8- Japanese shares fell to one-week lows on Tuesday, pressured by an apparent halt in buying by public pension funds, losses on Wall Street and caution ahead of corporate earnings.

  • *Asian markets mixed, Japan's Nikkei suffers setback. SYDNEY, July 8- Asian stocks were subdued on Tuesday as Wall Street turned cautious ahead of the corporate reporting season and as earnings guidance from regional tech heavyweight Samsung came in well short of forecasts.