Indexes Nikkei

  • *China Enterprises index HSCE rises 0.5 pct. Jan 16- Hong Kong shares rose on Wednesday, helped by hopes that a shift to more stimulating policy could boost China's economy, but investors remained cautious amid uncertainty over Brexit, trade and slowing global growth. **Shares of leading mainland developers rose after data showed China's home prices remained...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 16- China's main stock indexes edged lower on Wednesday amid ongoing uncertainty about growth outlook, but resilient home prices and government efforts to boost the economy kept declines in check. **China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.09 percent, with its financial sector sub-index lower by 0.06 percent and the healthcare sub-index up 1.04...

  • TOKYO, Jan 16- Japanese government bond prices eked out gains on Wednesday, buoyed by a drop in Tokyo stocks that stoked investor appetite for safe-haven debt. The five-year JGB yield fell 1 basis point to minus 0.155 percent and the 10- year yield dipped half a basis point to 0.005 percent. With the broader bond market on the front foot, Wednesday's 2 trillion yen...

  • *JP Morgan earnings miss scuffs Wall Street futures. LONDON, Jan 15- Spluttering noises from Germany and an earnings miss from banking giant JP Morgan dragged back stocks on Tuesday, while Britain's pound hovered near a two-month high ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote on Brexit. Most European markets started in good spirits after attempts by Washington and...

  • LONDON, Jan 15- Chinese stimulus hopes lifted world stocks on Tuesday, while Britain's pound huddled near a two-month high as the UK's parliament readied for a "meaningful" vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's unpopular Brexit plans. Most European markets were in buoyant form early on feeding off attempts by Washington and Beijing to downplay the risks...

  • TOKYO, Jan 15- Japan's Nikkei rose to a near one-month high on Tuesday, supported by buying of electronic component makers and other exporters as a weaker yen boosted sentiment. Sentiment was also helped by strong China and Hong Kong share markets as Beijing signaled there will be more stimulus to bolster its slowing economy, a day after the world's largest...

  • TOKYO, Jan 15- Japanese government bond prices edged lower on Tuesday as Tokyo shares rose to a 3-1/ 2- week high, dampening demand for safe-haven debt. The rise in JGB yields was limited as the Bank of Japan conducted a regular debt-buying operation and offered to buy 1 trillion yen of one- to 40- year debt. Japan's Nikkei was up roughly 1 percent, rising to its highest...

  • TOKYO, Jan 15- Japan's Nikkei rose to a 3-1/ 2- week high in choppy trade on Tuesday morning, supported by buying of electronic component makers and other exporters as a weaker yen boosted sentiment, offsetting concerns about poor China December trade data. The data dented shares in many markets on Monday, when Japan was closed for a holiday. But on Tuesday, analysts...

  • *China policymakers signal supportive measures. Tokyo's Nikkei rose 0.55 percent to 20,474 after a market holiday on Monday while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan recovered from early losses and advanced 0.56 percent. In China, the CSI300 index of Shanghai and Shenzhen shares rose 0.62 percent, seemingly supported by...

  • Pound off 2- month high ahead of UK parliament vote. TOKYO, Jan 15- Asian shares were on back foot on Tuesday as an unexpected drop in China's exports heightened. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was almost flat in early trade while Japan's Nikkei fell 0.7 percent after a market holiday on Monday.

  • *China Enterprises index HSCE falls 1.55 percent. Jan 14- Hong Kong shares ended weaker on Monday after a surprise drop in Chinese exports and imports in December heightened concerns over an economic slowdown in the world's biggest trading nation and deteriorating global demand. **China's December exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years and imports...

  • *Gains in Shanghai stocks led by Xining Special Steel Co Ltd and losses by Jiangsu Sunshine Co Ltd. **China's December exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years and imports contracted, official data showed on Monday, pointing to further weakening in the world's second-largest economy and soft global demand. ** "Today's data reflect an end to export...

  • *Gains in Shanghai stocks led by Xining Special Steel Co Ltd and losses by Jiangsu Sunshine Co Ltd. **China's December exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years and imports contracted, official data showed on Monday, pointing to further weakening in the world's second-largest economy and soft global demand. ** "Today's data reflect an end to export...

  • *China Enterprises index HSCE rises 0.58 pct. Jan 11- Shares in Hong Kong ended higher on Friday on signs of progress in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations and as U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will "most likely" visit the U.S. capital later in January for trade talks.

  • *China set to lower GDP growth target. *Gains in Shanghai stocks led by Wintime Energy Co Ltd and losses. SHANGHAI, Jan 11- Shares in China ended higher on Friday amid news that China's top trade negotiator may visit Washington this month, boosting optimism about a resolution to the Sino-U.S. trade war.

  • TOKYO, Jan 11- Asian stocks inched up to five-week highs on Friday, after Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the Federal Reserve will be patient about raising interest rates and news that trade talks between Washington and Beijing are moving to higher levels. European shares are expected to rise, and financial spread-betters expect Britain's FTSE, France's...

  • TOKYO, Jan 11- Japanese stocks rallied on Friday, tracking strong U.S. shares and overcoming falls by convenience stores which reported dismal quarterly earnings the previous day. Helping the Nikkei moved back above 20,000 has been hopes of a U.S.- China trade deal, which tempered worries over global growth. "The Nikkei now seems comfortable above 20,000. It may...

  • *U.S. expects China's top trade negotiator to visitlikely in Jan. TOKYO, Jan 11- Asian stocks inched up to five-week highs on Friday, after Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the Federal Reserve will be patient about raising interest rates and news that trade talks between Washington and Beijing are moving to higher levels. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific...

  • TOKYO, Jan 11- Japanese stocks rallied on Friday tracking a strong U.S. shares, offsetting weakness in convenience stores which reported dismal quarterly earnings on the previous day. "The Nikkei now seems comfortable above 20,000. It may gradually recover further while it prices in developments of global issues," said Takuya Takahashi, a strategist at Daiwa...

  • *World stocks halt four-day rally as Europe, U.S. futures drop. LONDON, Jan 10- A four-day rally in world stocks ran out of steam on Thursday and the dollar touched a near three-month low as mixed signals from U.S.- China trade talks and caution at the Federal Reserve applied the brakes. Again in China, factory-gate inflation was the slowest in more than two years,...