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TOKYO, Nov 28- Asian shares were in a buoyant mood, with Japanese stocks charging towards a 5-1/ 2 year peak on Thursday after the yen fell sharply on the back of relatively positive U.S. economic data.
TOKYO, Nov 28- Japanese stocks charged towards a 5-1/ 2 year peak on Thursday after the yen fell sharply on the back of relatively positive U.S. economic data, while other regional share markets edged modestly higher.
TOKYO, Nov 28- Asian shares held steady early on Thursday, although Japanese stocks look set to head back towards a 5-1/ 2 year peak reached in May after the yen fell sharply on the back of relatively positive U.S. economic data.
David Sneddon, global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, charts the performance of the Japanese Nikkei and explains why it's like looking like "deja-vu."
TOKYO, Nov 26- Japanese stocks retreated from a 6- month high on Tuesday as a pause in the weak yen trend triggered profit-taking on exporters, which led the market's recent frenetic rise. The Nikkei ended 0.7 percent lower at 15,515.24 after climbing to 15,619.13 on the previous day, within sight of a 5-1/ 2- year peak reached in May.
*U.S. crude prices recover, up 0.5 pct to $94.5 a barrel. TOKYO, Nov 26- Asian shares rose for the third straight day on Tuesday, while oil prices regained some semblance of stability after the previous session's slide as traders questioned how quickly the Iranian nuclear accord could turn into higher supplies.
*Fujifilm soars on report on development for cancer drugs. TOKYO, Nov 26- Japanese stocks retreated from a 6- month high on Tuesday morning as a pause in the weak yen trend gave investors an opportunity to book gains after the market's recent frenetic rise.
TOKYO, Nov 25- The Nikkei climbed 1.5 percent on Monday to within sight of a 5-1/ 2- year peak reached in May, propelled by exporters with the yen slumping versus the dollar and investors expecting the Bank of Japan to keep its stimulus drive even as the Fed tapers off.
*Commodity currencies fall as oil prices slip on Iran deal. LONDON, Nov 25- The yen hit a six-month low against the dollar and a four-year trough versus the euro on Monday as a deal on Iran's nuclear programme sent shares higher, prompting investors to sell the low-yielding currency.
TOKYO, Nov 25- The Nikkei climbed 1.5 percent on Monday to within sight of a 5-1/ 2 year peak reached in May, propelled by exporters with the yen slumping versus the dollar and investors expecting the Bank of Japan to keep its stimulus drive even as the Fed tapers off.
TOKYO, Nov 25- Japanese government bond prices eased modestly on Monday, ahead of an auction of 40- year debt in the following session, as Tokyo stocks rallied on a slump in the yen to a six-month low.
TOKYO, Nov 25- Japan's Nikkei topped a six-month peak on Monday, propelled by exporters with the yen trapped at a multi-month trough against the dollar and investors expecting the Bank of Japan to maintain its stimulus drive even as the U.S.
In the lingo of Wall Street, to taper is not to tighten, a revelation that put the Dow on track to close a seventh straight week of gains, its longest winning streak since an eight-week rally that began in December 2010.
*Oil rises above $110 a barrel as market eyes Iran talks. "The Fed will not start to taper until the economy is able to walk on its own; that's a positive," said Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors, in New York. MSCI's all-country world equity index, which tracks shares in 45 countries, rose 0.31 percent.
*Dollar hits 101 yen, loses ground on euro after Ifo. *Oil near $110 a barrel as market eyes Iran talks. Solid U.S. data has eased concern that weaker growth in China and the euro zone may set back the fragile global economic recovery.
*Japan shares end Friday flat, but still up nearly 10 pct in two weeks. SYDNEY, Nov 22- Japanese stocks scaled six-month peaks on Friday as the yen took a spill, while other Asian markets lagged as investors resigned themselves to an inevitable slowdown in U.S. stimulus.
*Japan shares look to extend rally as dollar breaks 101 barrier. SYDNEY, Nov 22- Japanese stocks look set to be big beneficiaries from gains on Wall Street and a slide in the yen on Friday, though other Asian markets might not fare so well as investors become resigned to an inevitable slowdown in U.S. stimulus.
*Japan's Nikkei bucks regional downtrend on weaker yen, pension fund shift. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed about 1.3 percent to its lowest point since middle of last week.
*Exporters rise as USD stays above 100 yen. TOKYO, Nov 20- Japan's Nikkei share average was flat on Wednesday morning as recent outperformers including banks and non-life insurers pulled back, offseting gains in exporters after the dollar traded above 100 yen. Panasonic Corp rose 1.5 percent, Toyota Motor Corp added 0.5 percent and Nikon Corp rose 1.4 percent.
TOKYO, Nov 19- Japan's Nikkei share average stepped back from six-month highs on Tuesday morning, with a bounce in the yen denting exporters while financials retreated after their recent earnings-led rally.