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  • *New home sales data expected at 10 a.m.. NEW YORK, Feb 25- U.S. stock indexes were little changed on Wednesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 climbed to their latest records, before a second day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and data on the housing market. *Other retailers expected to post earnings on Wednesday include L Brands, Target Corp and TJX...

  • *MSCI world index strains for all-time high. *Gold rebounds from 7- week low plumbed in previous session. Following more rises for Wall Street and in Asia overnight, MSCI's 46- member All Country World Index was up 0.2 percent at 433.74 points and straining for the 434.24 all-time peak it scored back in September.

  • TOKYO, Feb 25- Japanese stocks snapped a five-day winning streak on Wednesday as investors grew cautious that the market was becoming overbought, but losses were limited by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's message of policy flexibility. The Nikkei share average ended 0.1 percent lower at 18,585.20 points.

  • TOKYO, Feb 25- Japanese stocks steadied around a 15- year high on Wednesday morning in a choppy morning session, as cautiousness over an over-heating market was partially countered by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's message of policy flexibility. At 0124 GMT, it was up 0.2 percent at 18,643.28 after peaking at 18,648.77 earlier, the highest point since...

  • TOKYO, Feb 25- Asian stocks rose on Wednesday thanks to gains on Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested the Fed would not rush into raising interest rates, a reassuring signal for investors worried about a deteriorating global outlook. In remarks to the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen said the U.S. central bank was preparing to consider...

  • KEEPING SCORE: European markets were steady with France's CAC-40 more or less unchanged at 4,861 and Germany's DAX barely up at 11,135. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent to 6,927. U.S. stocks were poised for a similarly flat performance with Dow futures up 0.1 percent to 18,096.00 and the broader S&P 500 futures little changed at 2,106..

  • TOKYO, Feb 24- Japan's Nikkei share average rose for a fifth straight day on Tuesday and scored another 15- year high after the yen weakened, while investors were cautious awaiting comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen later in the day. The Nikkei rose 0.7 percent to 18,603.48 points, the highest point of the day and the highest close since April...

  • *Fed chair Yellen testifies before Congress at 1000 EST/ 1500. SYDNEY, Feb 24- Asian share markets crept higher on Tuesday as Tokyo scored another 15- year peak, though gains were hostage to what Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen might say later in the day about the likely lift-off date for U.S. rate hikes. Moves were mostly modest and MSCI's broadest index of...

  • Here's why you should be overweight Japan  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:11 PM ET

    Factors like attractive valuation and shareholder-friendly policies make Japanese stock market a worthy investment, says Kirk West, Asia CEO of Principal Global Investors.

  • Nikkei steady as market awaits Yellen's speech Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 9:18 PM ET

    TOKYO, Feb 24- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Tuesday but investors were cautious ahead of comments from U.S. Expectations that the Fed will hike interest rates this year amid signals of a strengthening U.S. economy have kept the market sensitive to the prospects of capital outflows from Asia back to the United States. Yellen testifies before Congress...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Monday, after the Dow and S&P closed at records on the heels of an agreement by euro zone finance ministers to extend Greece's bailout by four months provided it draws up a list of reforms. *Greece will present its economic reform plans on Monday to seal the euro zone financial lifeline, but the government drew...

  • *Bond investors sell Germany, buy Italy and Spain. LONDON, Feb 23- Shares rose and the safe-haven Swiss franc fell against the euro on Monday after Greece reached a conditional deal with its international parteners to avert an immediate financial crisis. The agreement keeps Greece in the euro zone, though it will live under the EU/IMF rescue plan its government...

  • *Bond investors sell Germany, buy Italy, Spain. LONDON, Feb 23- Shares rose on Monday on relief that Greece had reached a deal to avert an immediate financial crisis, though the euro dipped against the dollar on caution over conditions attached to the agreement. The agreement keeps Greece in the euro zone, though it will live under the EU/IMF rescue plan its...

  • TOKYO, Feb 23- Japan's Nikkei share average hit a near 15- year high on Monday after Greece clinched a deal with its euro zone partners to extend its bailout, but recent gainers such as banks and insurers succumbed to profit-taking. The Nikkei rose 0.7 percent to 18,466.92 points, its highest close since April 2000. But gains in the broader market were smaller, with...

  • TOKYO— Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday after Greece and its European creditors reached an agreement that staved off the immediate threat of bankruptcy and exit from the euro though hurdles remain to cementing the short-term funding deal. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index gained 0.8 percent to 18,481.19 and South Korea's...

  • Nikkei rises to new 15-year high on Greek deal Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 9:13 PM ET

    *Takata underperforms after U.S. slaps on daily fine. TOKYO, Feb 23- Japan's Nikkei share average hit a new 15- year high on Monday after euro zone finance ministers reached a deal to extend heavily indebted Greece's financial rescue by four months. "The debt deal is giving comfort to the market," said Masashi Oda, chief investment officer at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust...

  • *Stocks mixed, euro little changed in Asia. *Debt deal a relief but Greece seen not out of woods yet. U.S. stock futures opened flat in Asia but Japan's Nikkei could track Wall Street's sizable gains to scale another 15- year high.

  • TOKYO— Global stocks appeared set for quiet and lower trading Friday after most markets in Asia were closed for the Lunar New Year holidays, except for Tokyo, where shares continued to rise on optimism about the Japanese economy. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 lost 0.3 percent to 4,820.34 in early trading, while Britain's FTSE 100 was little changed in early...

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- Japanese stocks rose for a third day to hit a fresh 15- year high on Friday, with market sentiment getting a boost from upbeat U.S. data, but banking shares fell after investors booked profits from recent gains. The Nikkei share average ended 0.4 percent higher to 18,332.30, the highest closing level since May 2000. The broader Topix rose 0.4 percent to...

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- Japanese stocks rose to a fresh 15- year high on Friday with the dollar boosted by upbeat U.S. data, but continuing uncertainty over the Greek debt negotiations weighed on the euro. "Now the market is relieved again on hopes for an earlier U.S. rate hike," said Nobuhiko Kuramochi, a strategist at Mizuho Securities, noting that a stronger U.S. economy is...