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Indexes Nikkei

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Asian stocks got off to a weak start on Monday as caution among investors prevailed with lingering doubts about the future policy agenda of the new U.S. administration following the health care reform failure. Stocks in Singapore and other Southeast Asian countries were lower. ANALYST'S VIEWPOINT: "For Asian markets, a turbulent start to the...

  • TOKYO, March 27- Japan's Nikkei share average skidded 1.4 percent on Monday, wallowing at a six-week low and deepening last week's 1.3 percent loss, on pressure from a resurgent yen. The Nikkei ended at 18,985.59 points, plumbing to its lowest level since Feb. 9 and losing 0.7 percent for the month so far. Shares in brokerage firms dropped in line with the broader...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Asian stocks got off to a weak start on Monday as caution among investors prevailed with lingering doubts about the future policy agenda of the new U.S. administration following the health care reform failure. Stocks in Singapore and other Southeast Asian countries were lower. ANALYST'S VIEWPOINT: "For Asian markets, a turbulent start to the...

  • *White House failure on healthcare raises worries over tax reform. *Asia markets less impacted on valuation bets. "Markets have had a good run recently and this is a good opportunity for profit taking across counters," said Alex Wong, a fund manager at Ample Capital Ltd. in Hong Kong, with about $130 million under management.

  • TOKYO, March 27- Shares in Toshiba Corp rose on Monday morning after a report that U.S. unit Westinghouse Electric Co could file for bankruptcy protection as early as Tuesday and is seeking support from South Korea's Korea Electric Power Corp.. Toshiba's shares were last up 0.5 percent at 224 yen after earlier rising as high as 232 yen, against the backdrop of a...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks gave back much of an early gain but were mostly higher Friday afternoon as investors bid up technology and consumer-focused companies. House Republicans say their health care bill does not have enough support to pass in a vote this afternoon, which is casting some doubt on President Donald Trump's business-friendly agenda.

  • TOKYO, March 24- Japan's Nikkei share average gained on Friday as the yen took a breather from its recent strength, but the Nikkei still logged a weekly loss. The dollar rose 0.5 percent to 111.46 yen, moving away from the previous session's four-month lows, as signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day.

  • TOKYO, March 24- Japan's Nikkei share average gained on Friday as the yen took a breather from its recent strength, but the Nikkei still logged a weekly loss. The dollar rose 0.5 percent to 111.46 yen, moving away from the previous session's four-month lows, as signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day.

  • HONG KONG— World stock markets were mixed Friday after a U.S. vote on a health care bill was delayed, raising doubts over whether President Donald Trump can push through his business friendly agenda. France's CAC 40 lost 0.3 percent to 5,019.56 and Britain's FTSE 100 slipped less than 0.1 percent to 7,338.09. ANALYST VIEW: "Markets are likely to remain on hold today...

  • *Dollar off recent lows in Asia, outlook uncertain. *Asia shares mixed, report Trump to examine free trade deals. SYDNEY, March 24- The dollar recouped a little lost ground on Friday amid signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day, though it remained unclear whether it would pass.

  • TOKYO, March 24- Japan's Nikkei share average gained on Friday as the yen took a breather from its recent strength, but the Nikkei was still poised for a weekly loss. The dollar rose 0.4 percent to 111.39 yen, moving away from the previous session's four-month lows, as signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day.

  • *Dollar off recent lows in Asia, outlook uncertain. *Asia shares inch up, report Trump to examine free trade deals. SYDNEY, March 24- The dollar recouped a little lost ground on Friday amid signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day, though it remained unclear whether it would pass.

  • LONDON, March 23- Euro zone stocks and bonds rallied on Thursday as banks snapped up almost quarter of a trillion euros of interest-free European Central Bank cash in what the ECB hopes will be the last outing for one of its main crisis-fighting tools. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 rose 0.25 percent with Frankfurt, Paris and Milan up as much as 0.6 percent and...

  • The FTSEurofirst 300 barely budged as London, Frankfurt and Paris started flat and the pound fared better than most as the dollar began to muscle higher again in the currency markets. The history of these attacks, including those in France, Germany and Belgium last year as well those in London and Madrid more than 10 years ago, show little lasting impact on...

  • NEW YORK— Stocks gave up an early rally and are falling in late trading after Republican leadership delayed a vote on their health care bill amid mounting doubts the legislation has enough votes to pass. Investors are worried that that means trouble for the business-friendly agenda of Congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump.

  • *Asia higher but markets edgy about U.S. growth prospects. European markets are poised for a stronger start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain's FTSE 100 to open 0.1 percent higher, Germany's DAX to be up 0.4 percent and France's CAC 40 to begin the day 0.2 percent higher. Having weakened as much as 0.4 percent a day earlier, sterling was...

  • *Asia higher but markets edgy about U.S. growth prospects. SINGAPORE, March 23- Asian stocks, taking some cues from a steady Wall Street, edged up on Thursday while the path for the dollar, which crawled up from a four-month low, remained clouded by concerns about the prospects for U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.2 percent.

  • TOKYO, March 23- The Nikkei share average fell to a 1-1/ 2 month low in choppy trade on Thursday morning as a political scandal centering on the wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sapped domestic investor sentiment. On Thursday morning, the principal of a Japanese nationalist school said in a testimony to parliament that he received a donation of 1 million...

  • *Asia higher but markets nervous about U.S. growth prospects. SINGAPORE, March 23- Asian stocks rose on Thursday, taking their cues from a Wall Street bounce, while the dollar crawled up from a four-month low but remains clouded by concerns about U.S. "Investors with a lot of cash used yesterday's downturn and the mornings weakness today as a buying opportunity," said...

  • TOKYO, March 22- Japanese government bonds rose on Wednesday, taking their cue from rising U.S. The Ministry of Finance's sale of 500 billion yen worth 40- year JGBs with a 0.4 percent coupon produced a highest yield of 0.9350 percent, with only 13.6363 percent of the bids accepted at the lowest price. Japan's stocks also skidded on Wednesday, with the Nikkei stock...