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Indexes Nikkei

  • TOKYO, July 18- Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a more than one-week low on Tuesday morning after cyclical stocks lost ground as a stronger yen hit sentiment, while Toshiba Corp rallied after news a U.S. hedge fund increased its stake in the tech company. "U.S. yields seemed to have hit the ceiling and the dollar is weakening against the yen, and that's dragging...

  • *Monday's solid China growth data continues to underpin sentiment. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1 percent, a day after scaling its loftiest levels since April 2015. Republican Senators Jerry Moran and Mike Lee announced their opposition on Monday to legislation to dismantle and replace the Affordable Care Act,...

  • *Monday's China growth figures continue to underpin sentiment. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent, a day after scaling its loftiest levels since April 2015. "It's hard to be bullish on the dollar, both from the monetary side and from the U.S. politics side," said Masafumi Yamamoto, chief currency strategist at Mizuho...

  • *Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei both post early gains. SINGAPORE, July 17- Asian stocks rose on Monday after the Dow and S&P 500 hit record highs on Friday on bets the Federal Reserve's accommodative monetary policy will continue following lacklustre U.S. data, with that view sending the dollar reeling to a 10- month low. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside...

  • The Standard& Poor's 500 index, Dow Jones industrial average and Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks each set records as the market posted its third straight day of gains. The lower yields and a weak forecast from JPMorgan Chase weighed on banks. "The low inflation data will put the Fed more in a wait-and-see mode to really determine if the low...

  • *Wall Street to open flat. LONDON, July 14- Global stocks scaled record highs on Friday, capping their best week in over two months as the dollar stayed close to nine-month lows, with bets on a gradual U.S. Wall Street was set for a broadly flat open, with shares in JP Morgan and Wells Fargo dipping in pre-market trade after the U.S. banks released mixed earnings reports,...

  • *Global stocks hit all-time high. LONDON, July 14- Global stocks scaled record highs on Friday, capping their best week in over two months as the dollar stayed close to nine-month lows, with bets on a gradual U.S. Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan on Thursday advocated a go-slow approach to further tightening after two hikes so far this year, saying he first wants to...

  • TOKYO, July 14- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Friday as disappointing earnings from Fast Retailing, the world's third largest apparel retailer, offset gains made after Wall Street pushed higher. Weighing on the Nikkei, market giant Fast Retailing Co, the owner of clothing chain Uniqlo, saw its shares skid 4.6 percent after it reported a quarterly...

  • The Federal Reserve chair's second day of testimony to Congress generated little market-moving news. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 dipped 0.1 percent at 7,410.07 but France's CAC 40 added 0.1 percent to 5,240.62 while Germany's DAX was nearly unchanged at 12,643.09. ASIA SCORECARD: Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.1 percent to 20,118.86 and South Korea's...

  • *Global stocks hit all-time high; Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei rise. European stocks are set for a flat to higher open, with spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Germany's DAX to open little changed, Britain's FTSE 100 to start the day up 0.1 percent and France's CAC 40 to rise 0.2 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.2 percent to...

  • *Investors grow cautious ahead of long weekend. TOKYO, July 14- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Friday and remained on track for a robust weekly gain, though investors grew cautious ahead of a long holiday weekend. Markets in Japan will be closed for a holiday on Monday and will resume trading on Tuesday.

  • *Global stocks hit all-time high; Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei rise. SINGAPORE, July 14- Global stocks scaled record highs on Friday, with Asian equities rising for the fifth straight session, as signs the Federal Reserve will pursue a gradual rate tightening path and hopes of a strong earnings season lifted appetite for risk assets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific...

  • *Global stocks open at all-time high; Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei rise. SINGAPORE, July 14- Global stocks scaled record highs on Friday, with Asian equities rising for the fifth straight session, as signs the Federal Reserve will pursue a gradual rate tightening path and hopes of a strong earnings season lifted appetite for risk assets. MSCI's broadest index of...

  • *Asia ex- Japan highest since 2015, S.Korea and India hit records. LONDON, July 13- World shares hit their fourth all-time high in less than a month on Thursday but a rally in bonds was halted by fresh speculation that the European Central Bank will soon start winding down its 2 trillion euro money printing program. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen had not sounded...

  • *Asia ex- Japan highest since 2015, S.Korea and India hit records. *Europe stocks consolidate after best day since French election Bonds rally as market wagers on very gradual Fed tightening. LONDON, July 13- World shares hit their fourth all-time high in less than a month on Thursday as investors wagered policy tightening in the United States would be glacial at...

  • TOKYO, July 13- Japanese stocks ended flat on Thursday, as gains in tech shares offset weakness in financial stocks after U.S. yields slipped on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments. "After all, Yellen's comment capped gains in the Japanese market as value stocks such as banks and autos weakened," said Takuya Takahashi, a strategist at Daiwa Securities.

  • *Asia ex- Japan highest since 2015, S.Korea and India hit records. *Europe markets expected to be steady on opening. SYDNEY, July 13- Asian shares scaled a two-year top on Thursday as investors wagered policy tightening in the United States would be glacial at best, lifting Wall Street to record peaks and lowering bond yields almost everywhere.

  • *Asia shares ex- Japan reach highest since mid-2015. SYDNEY, July 13- Asian shares scaled a two-year top on Thursday as investors wagered policy tightening in the United States would be glacial at best, lifting Wall Street to record peaks and lowering bond yields almost everywhere. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.2 percent to...

  • TOKYO, July 13- Japanese stocks edged up on Thursday morning, as tech shares were cheered by strength in their U.S. peers though a slightly higher yen kept overall market gains in check. The benchmark index held to a tight range with limited upside as the dollar weakened against the yen after congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was seen...

  • Asia shares ex- Japan reach highest since mid-2015. SYDNEY, July 13- Asian shares scaled a two-year top on Thursday as investors wagered policy tightening in the United States would be glacial at best, lifting Wall Street to record peaks and lowering bond yields almost everywhere. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.45 percent to...