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  • Tracking the tailwinds in Japanese markets  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, outlines how global risk events like the political upheaval in Greece could move Japan's benchmark index and the yen.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- The euro sank to a more than 11- year low against the dollar and a three-month low against the yen on Thursday after the European Central Bank launched a landmark bond-buying program that will pump hundreds of billions into a sagging euro zone economy. The ECB said it would buy government bonds from this March until the end of September 2016...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 21- The dollar fell against the euro on Wednesday after published reports indicated the European Central Bank has proposed a smaller bond-buying program than expected, while the dollar slipped against the yen after the Bank of Japan left its stimulus program unchanged. The euro hit a nearly one-week high against the dollar of $1.168 after the Wall...

  • *Gold above $1,300 for first time since August. LONDON, Jan 21- European shares held close to a seven-year high on Wednesday and Asian shares hit a six-week peak investors bet the European Central Bank would unveil a stimulus drive to boost the flagging euro zone economy. The Japanese yen meanwhile rose by around 1 percent against the U.S. dollar after the Bank of...

  • LONDON, Jan 21- The yen rebounded against the dollar on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan stood pat on monetary policy, as speculators who had anticipated more easing unwound bets on a weaker currency. "The reason the yen is holding up pretty well is on the back of the BOJ and the fact that they haven't taken any additional action despite the fact that they've brought...

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Jan 21- The yen rebounded against the dollar on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan stood pat on monetary policy, as speculators who had anticipated more easing covered their short yen positions. The dollar was down 0.9 percent at 117.76 yen, moving back towards a one-month trough of 115.85 set recently. The euro fell 0.7 percent to 136.17 yen and back...

  • TOKYO, Jan 21- Asian shares held firm and the euro stayed under pressure on Wednesday as investors counted on the European Central Bank to unveil a stimulus drive, while the yen was subdued ahead of the Bank of Japan's policy announcement later in the Asian day. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent, although Japan's Nikkei...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 21- The yen nursed broad losses early on Wednesday as investors sold the Japanese currency in a precautionary move against any further policy easing by the Bank of Japan. The dollar rose as far as 118.87 yen overnight, tearing away from a one-month trough of 115.85 set recently. The euro rose to 137.65 yen, off Friday's three-month trough of 134.70.

  • *Wall Street rallies for second straight session. NEW YORK, Jan 20- Equities rose worldwide on Tuesday, with Wall Street reversing early losses and the dollar climbing 1 percent against the Japanese yen, as diminishing global growth prospects bolstered hopes for central bank stimulus. Crude oil prices fell nearly 2 percent after the International Monetary...

  • *China data, QE prospects lift European shares. *China slows less than expected, IMF cuts global outlook. Crude oil prices fell after the International Monetary Fund cut its 2015 global economic forecast on lower fuel demand and key producer Iran hinted that prices could drop to $25 a barrel without supportive OPEC action.

  • *Wall Street dips, as healthcare shares fall. *China data, QE prospects lift European shares. Crude oil prices fell after the International Monetary Fund cut its 2015 global economic forecast on lower fuel demand and key producer Iran hinted that prices could drop to $25 a barrel without supportive OPEC action.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 20- The dollar climbed on Tuesday to a one-week high against the yen as data showed Chinese economic growth slowed less than many had feared and traders speculated whether the Bank of Japan could ease policy, curbing demand for the safe-haven Japanese currency. The greenback also strengthened on the International Monetary Fund's latest...

  • *China data, QE prospects lift European shares. *China slows less than expected, IMF cuts global outlook. LONDON, Jan 20- Shares rose on Tuesday and the dollar gained 1 percent against the yen after China said its economy had not slowed as much as many in markets had feared.

  • LONDON, Jan 20- The dollar hit a one-week high against the yen on Tuesday after China growth data was not as bad as many had feared, curbing demand for the safe-haven Japanese currency. Forecasts from the IMF showing that the United States was on a different growth trajectory than most other major economies also bolstered sentiment towards the dollar, while some...

  • TOKYO, Jan 20- Shortcovering helped lift the dollar to a one-week high against the yen on Tuesday after China growth data was not as bad as many feared, while the euro remained under pressure ahead of possible easing steps by the European Central Bank as early as this week. "It's pretty clear, given the monthly activity data and broad trends elsewhere, that China...

  • IMF SEES DIVERGENCE BETWEEN COMMODITIES IMPORTERS AND EXPORTERS, DOLLAR-LINKED COUNTRIES TO FARE WORSE WHILE THOSE TIED TO YEN AND EURO WILL BENEFIT.

  • *China 4th quarter GDP report awaited. TOKYO, Jan 20- The euro faced pressure on Tuesday as investors positioned for possible easing steps by the European Central Bank as early as this week, while the dollar edged up on the yen after a U.S. holiday. "We expect the ECB to announce the expansion of its asset purchase program to include European government bonds at its 22...

  • *Fast Retailing, SoftBank together take hefty points off from Nikkei. TOKYO, Jan 16- Japan's Nikkei share average skidded on Friday in volatile trade as risk appetite was dampened by a strong yen after Switzerland stunned markets by abandoning its cap on the franc. Index-heavy shares tumbled, with SoftBank Corp and Fast Retailing Co fell 2.5 percent and 3.7...

  • *Ibiden, Shinko Electric fall on Intel's weaker-than-expected forecast. TOKYO, Jan 16- Japan's Nikkei share average fell 2.3 percent on Friday morning after U.S. stocks dropped for a fifth day and the yen rose after Switzerland abandoned its cap on the franc, hurting Japanese exporters such as electronics and car manufacturers. nearing a one-month low of...

  • Japan Inc says goodbye to going bust in 2014 Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 8:10 PM ET

    For the first time in 24 years, no company listed on Japan's stock markets went bankrupt, a sign Abenomics is working for companies in capital markets.