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TOKYO, Nov 5- Japan's Nikkei average edged higher on Tuesday, ending a two-day losing run as gains made by companies such as farm equipment maker Kubota Corp after lifting earnings forecasts countered Nissan Motor Co Ltd's plunge on weaker guidance.
*Nissan cuts guidance, sags as much as 11.6 pct to 7- mth low. TOKYO, Nov 5- Japan's Nikkei average stabilised on Tuesday after two days of losses as gains made by companies such as farm equipment maker Kubota Corp after lifting earnings forecasts countered Nissan Motor Co Ltd's plunge on weaker guidance.
*Former soldier has one of toughest jobs in Myanmar. YANGON, Sept 11- Every evening, long after Yangon's office workers have squeezed onto packed buses for gruelling commutes to the suburbs, a single room remains lit up on the top floor of City Hall.
*Dollar trades above 99 yen, lifting exporters. TOKYO, Aug 23- Japan's Nikkei share average rose above 13,500 on Friday morning, with upbeat factory activity data from around the world spurring broad gains, led by exporters which got an extra lift from a weaker yen.
TOKYO, Aug 8- The Nikkei average rebounded on Thursday morning on short-covering after falling sharply versus the previous day, but the gains were seen as vulnerable given uncertainty over the U.S. Investors are also looking for leads from the Bank of Japan's two-day policy board meeting ending later in the day.
*SoftBank, Fast Retailing sold before options settlement. TOKYO, Aug 7- Japan's Nikkei share average slumped 2.6 percent to a one-week low on Wednesday morning as exporters were hammered after the dollar fell to a six-week low against the yen, while index heavyweights SoftBank Corp and Fast Retailing Co were also sold off before Friday's options settlement.
TOKYO, Aug 7- Japan's Nikkei share average is likely to weaken on Wednesday as exporters look set to struggle again after the dollar fell to a six-week low against the yen, while investors are also likely to look to corporate earnings for direction.
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On Wednesday investors were taking a long hard look at commodities after our own Dennis Gartman was credited with underpinning the market due to his bullish comments.
The Nikkei was down 10.5 percent again last night and is now down almost 19 percent in the past 4 trading sessions. While some have been calling the markets decline "irrational" (the Nikkei has moved almost one annual standard deviation in three days, FTalphaville has noted), the unstable situation at the nuclear plants is a real X-factor that justify caution.
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The big option trade of the day for Caterpillar appears to be a bet that the stock won't fall back to where it found support just a month ago.