Japanese stocks snapped their three-day losing streak on Friday as the yen resumed its decline.» Read More
TOKYO, Dec 12- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped for a third day to a one-week low on Thursday, led by selling in futures and index heavy weights like SoftBank Corp as the mood was soured by renewed anxiety of an early reduction in U.S. stimulus. The Nikkei ended down 1.1 percent to 15,341.82 after slipping to a low of 15,255.36, the weakest since last Friday.
*Nitto Denko nosedives after cutting forecast. TOKYO, Dec 12- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped 1.4 percent to a one-week low on Thursday morning, led The Nikkei shed 223.11 points to 15,291.95 in mid-morning trade after hitting a low of 15,288.91, the weakest since last Friday.
*Nikkei slips a day after posting best one-day rise in 3 months.
TOKYO, Dec 9- Japan's Nikkei stock average climbed as much as 2 percent on Monday morning, buoyed by a slide in the yen after an upbeat U.S. jobs report raised expectations the Federal Reserve will soon begin unwinding its stimulus.
*Market cautious before U.S. payroll report. TOKYO, Dec 6- Japanese stocks got some respite from two days of sharp falls on Friday morning, as investors bought index heavyweights such as SoftBank Corp and futures although trading was subdued ahead of the looming U.S. jobs data.
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WASHINGTON, Dec 3- The heads of two U.S. Senate committees overseeing national security have expressed concern to the Obama administration over a recent network supply deal between China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and Washington ally South Korea.
*Credit Suisse further lifts overweight in Japanese stocks. TOKYO, Dec 4- Japan's Nikkei stock average pulled back on Wednesday from a six-year closing high set the previous day, with investors pocketing gains as the yen was squeezed higher ahead of the U.S.
Japan's Nikkei rose to a new six-month peak on Tuesday thanks to supportive comments from the Bank of Japan.
*Sekisui Chemical hits 6- year high. TOKYO, Dec 3- Japan's Nikkei share average scaled 6-1/ 2 month highs on Tuesday morning after the yen tumbled on speculation the Bank of Japan is looking to add to its massive stimulus efforts to rejuvenate the world's third-biggest economy.
TOKYO, Nov 29- Japan's Nikkei stock average slipped on Friday as investors locked in profits from recent gains, with traders citing an unwinding of hedge funds' positions in futures, dragging down heavyweights like SoftBank and KDDI. The Nikkei is still within sight of a 5-1/ 2 year peak of 15,942.60 marked on May 23.
*Rakuten jumps after being promoted to main board Topix. Nikon Corp, Ricoh Co Ltd and Canon Inc were in demand, up between 0.8 and 3.1 percent after U.S. Nikon is down 23.6 percent year-to-date and is the worst underperformer in the Nikkei this year, while the benchmark has rallied nearly 49 percent.
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.
Asian shares kicked off the week higher after a historic deal over Iran's nuclear program bolstered risk appetite.
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- 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.
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Asian shares were mostly higher on Friday but were off session highs by the afternoon after upbeat U.S. economic data spurred a strong risk-on rally.
TOKYO, Nov 22- Japan's Nikkei eked out minuscule gains on Friday, easing off from an earlier charge to a six-month peak as domestic investors took profits, though mobile operator SoftBank Corp outperformed on news of hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb taking a stake.
*SoftBank jumps to 13- year high after Loeb reveals stake. TOKYO, Nov 22- Japan's Nikkei scaled a six-month peak on Friday, powered by gains in exporters after the yen slumped to a 4-1/ 2 month low versus the dollar, while SoftBank Corp jumped after hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb revealed a $1 billion- plus stake.