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  • TOKYO, July 22- Japanese stocks dropped on Friday in thin trade, with investors taking profit after recent gains as the yen strengthened on waning expectations of radical monetary policy easing from the Bank of Japan. BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's remarks in a BBC Radio 4 interview quashed expectations that Japan might be preparing to take radical "...

  • TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, July 22- Asian stocks dipped on Friday after weak corporate results halted Wall Street's record run overnight, while the yen held to large gains made after the Bank of Japan governor downplayed the need for "helicopter money" stimulus. European markets are also likely to open lower, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain's...

  • NEW YORK— Stocks rose Friday afternoon trading, the latest nudge forward for a market that has taken a decidedly slow-and-steady path to record highs. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 was up 8 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,173 at 2:22 p.m. Eastern time. ANALYST'S TAKE: "I think people are a little more sensitized, where any tick lower in the market creates this' buy-on-the-dip'...

  • TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, July 22- Asian stocks dipped on Friday after weak corporate results halted Wall Street's record run overnight, while the yen held to large gains made after the Bank of Japan governor downplayed the need for "helicopter money" stimulus. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.4 percent. China's CSI 300 index and the...

  • *Shares of Nintendo, McDonald rise on Japan release of Pokemon GO. TOKYO, July 22- Japan's Nikkei share average remained on track for a weekly rise but slipped on Friday, as investors took profit after recent gains and the yen strengthened on waning expectations of radical monetary policy easing from the Bank of Japan. But Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- Stock prices around the world fell on Thursday on disappointing earnings, while the yen jumped after Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda said he saw no need to use "helicopter money" to boost the world's No. 3 economy. Treasuries and other low-risk government debt, whose yields had risen from record lows linked to Britain's stunning vote to leave...

  • NEW YORK— Stocks fell Thursday after a mixed set of earnings reports put at least a temporary halt to the market's record-setting run. Airlines had some of the sharpest drops on worries that falling fares will hurt their profits. "It's surprising how strong the market has been," said Rich Weiss, senior portfolio manager at American Century Investments.

  • LONDON, July 21- World stocks faded after hitting nine-month highs on Thursday, cooled by signals from Japan that its next shot of stimulus won't include hand-out' helicopter money'. The European Central Bank, at its first post-Brexit meeting, opted to keep its record low interest rates on hold and Wall Street markets looked to be heading for a subdued restart.

  • LONDON, July 21- World stocks hit near nine-month highs on Thursday as talk of another super-sized shot of stimulus from Japan helped buoy the mood ahead of the European Central Bank's first post-Brexit meeting. The yen had hit a six-week low on reports Tokyo was considering a package of at least 20 trillion yen to boost the economy. ECB policymakers meeting in...

  • TOKYO— Asian shares were higher Thursday as Japan's benchmark rose on hopes of Japanese government stimulus spending and better-than-expected earnings lifted Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.8 percent to finish at 16,810.22. That sent Japan's benchmark and the U.S. dollar higher against the yen.

  • TOKYO, July 21- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a six-week high on Thursday buoyed by gains on Wall Street and a weaker yen, and fresh expectations of large stimulus measures from the government lifted risk appetite. The Nikkei rose 0.8 percent to 16,810.22, the highest closing level since June 8. The broader Topix gained 0.7 percent to 1,339.39 and the...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.2 percent, its highest level since October 2015 after earnings overnight helped push both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 to record highs. Several media such as Mainichi Shimbun and Kyodo News Agency reported that the Japanese government is to compile a stimulus package of...

  • HONG KONG, July 21- Asian stocks climbed to nine-month highs on Thursday, helped by a pickup in capital inflows and a recovery in global oil prices, while the dollar stood strong on growing bets of a U.S. rate increase as early as September. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.3 percent, its highest level since October 2015 after...

  • TOKYO, July 21- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a seven-week high on Thursday morning, buoyed by gains in Wall Street and a weaker yen, and fresh expectations of large stimulus measures from the government lifted risk appetite. Several media such as Mainichi Shimbun and Kyodo News Agency reported that the Japanese government is to compile a stimulus...

  • TOKYO, July 21- Asian shares edged up on Thursday, bolstered by fresh record highs on Wall Street and a recovery in crude oil prices, while the dollar climbed to a six-week peak against the safe-haven yen. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent, nudging back toward last week's nine-month highs, after reassuring earnings...

  • *S&P, Dow hit fresh records, Nasdaq highest since December. NEW YORK, July 20- Upbeat company earnings lifted U.S. and European stock prices on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting record highs, while the dollar reached a four-month peak on bets the U.S. "The market has been rallying on the expectation of good earnings with some companies even providing decent...

  • *S&P, Dow stay on winning track, hit fresh record peaks. NEW YORK, July 20- Upbeat company earnings lifted U.S. and European stock prices on Wednesday, with the Dow and Standard& Poor's 500 setting record highs, while the dollar reached a four-month peak on bets the U.S. "The market has been rallying on the expectation of good earnings with some companies even providing...

  • NEW YORK— Stock indexes rose in afternoon trading Wednesday after companies reported profits that were stronger than expected, if not strong. Technology stocks led the way following an encouraging report from Microsoft. asked Randy Frederick, managing director of trading and derivatives at Charles Schwab. "

  • *S&P, Dow stay on winning way, hits record peaks. NEW YORK, July 20- Upbeat company earnings lifted U.S. and European stock prices on Wednesday, with the Dow and Standard& Poor's 500 setting record highs, while the dollar reached a four-month peak on bets the U.S. "For the rally to sustain we are going to need to see continued improvement in the earnings and economic...

  • Wall Street set to follow suit. Wall Street looked set to open higher, according to index futures. The tech sector has been in focus this week since Japan's Softbank agreed to buy Britain's chip designer ARM for $32 billion.