Indexes Nikkei

  • *Oil prices climb on hopes of OPEC production freeze. NEW YORK, Sept 26- Stock prices around the world declined on Monday ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices rose in advance of an informal OPEC meeting in Algeria on hopes for an output cut. The debates might increase the lead of one over the other and...

  • *Oil prices rebound on OPEC meeting hopes. LONDON, Sept 26- European and Asian shares retreated on Monday with investors focused on how Donald Trump would fare in a U.S. presidential debate against Hillary Clinton, while oil prices firmed before an informal OPEC meeting. Wall Street looked set to open lower, according to index futures, before the first of three...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- European and Asian shares retreated on Monday as investors waited to see how Donald Trump would fare in a U.S. presidential debate against Hillary Clinton, while oil prices firmed before an informal OPEC meeting. Trump could see market volatility increase, particularly if investors think there is a possibility that he could actually win, "wrote...

  • Banks are falling as Deutsche Bank hits an all-time low and interest rates move lower. Pfizer is pulling drug companies down after it announced it won't break up into two companies. LET'S STAY TOGETHER: Pfizer, one of the largest drug companies in the world, traded lower after it said it will not split up into two smaller companies.

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- Japan's Nikkei fell on Monday, with a strong yen souring overall sentiment and Apple Inc's suppliers underperforming on worries about weak overseas iPhone sales, while some investors turned their focus to the U.S. presidential debate. The Nikkei dropped 1.3 percent to 16,544.56. The broader Topix dropped 1.0 percent to 1,335.84 and the...

  • *Downbeat day on Wall Street casts pall over markets. TOKYO, Sept 26- Asian shares began the week under a cloud on Monday after losses on Wall Street, and as investors' attention turned from central banks to American politics ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate. Trump could see market volatility increase, particularly if investors think there is a...

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Monday morning, with sentiment soured by a strong yen and weakness on Wall Street, while investors turned their focus to the U.S. presidential debate. Anything triggering fears for a strong yen trend is negative to stocks, "said Takuya Takahashi, a strategist at Daiwa Securities. Takahashi also noted that the...

  • WALL STREET: The fall on Wall Street last week also weighed on market sentiments in Asia. THE DEBATE: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's 90- minute, prime-time presidential debate. Television audience is expected to set a record for the high-stakes showdown, which could help tip the...

  • *Downbeat day on Wall Street casts pall over Asian shares. TOKYO, Sept 26- Asian shares began the week under a cloud on Monday after losses on Wall Street, as investors' attention turned from central banks to American politics ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1 percent in early trade,...

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  • LONDON, Sept 23- Global investors pulled $7.4 billion from equity funds in the week to Wednesday, the largest outflow in around three months, as uncertainty over U.S. and Japanese monetary policy unnerved stocks, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday. A spike higher in longer-dated bond yields had caused yield curves in the United States, Japan and Germany...

  • *Asian shares steady but near 14- month high. S&P enjoys biggest 2- day rally in 2 months. LONDON, Sept 23- Stock markets were on course for their biggest weekly gain in two months on Friday after a week of central bank meetings which left investors still unconvinced that U.S. policymakers intend to put an end to an era of ultra-low interest rates.

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ticked up 0.15 percent, driven by gains in Australia, and within sight of its highest levels since July 2015 that it hit in early September. Japan's Nikkei dipped 0.3 percent, reflecting the yen's gains during Japan's market holiday on Thursday. European share are seen opening little changed, with...

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Friday as investors took profits on financial stocks such as banks and insurers that had soared in the previous session, while worries about a stronger yen dented sentiment. The Nikkei fell 0.3 percent to 16,754.02. For the week, the benchmark gave up 0.3 percent.

  • France's CAC 40 shed 0.7 percent to 4,479.85 and Germany's DAX lost 0.3 percent to 10,647.05. Britain's FTSE 100 slipped 0.3 percent to 6,892.35. QUOTEWORTHY: "Global monetary policy is set to remain easy for some time yet," Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy at AMP Capital in Sydney, said in a report.

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Asian shares held near 14- month highs on Friday on revived bets the Federal Reserve is settling into a phase of very gradual interest rate rises while Japanese bond yields fell after the Bank of Japan's new policy scheme. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was steady and within sight of its highest levels since July 2015...

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Friday morning as investors took profits on financial stocks that had soared in the previous session, and worries about a stronger yen kept the market on edge. The share market re-opened after a national holiday in Japan on Thursday, when the dollar tumbled to a nearly four-week low of 100.10 yen in...

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Friday morning as investors took profits on financial stocks that had soared in the previous session, and worries about a stronger yen kept the market on edge. The share market re-opened after a national holiday in Japan on Thursday, when the dollar tumbled to a nearly four-week low of 100.10 yen in...

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Asian shares edged closer to 14- month highs on Friday while the dollar was on the defensive as investors grew more convinced that the Federal Reserve is settling into a phase of very gradual interest rate hikes. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was steady and within sight of its highest levels since July 2015 that it hit...

  • London's FTSE 100 advanced 0.5 percent to 6,866.30. On Wednesday, the CAC 40 climbed 0.8 percent, the DAX gained 0.7 percent and the FTSE rose 0.2 percent. Benchmarks in Taiwan, New Zealand and Indonesia also rose, while Singapore declined.