Indexes Nikkei

  • *Italy relief lifts European stocks, euro. *Saudi Arabia, Italy, Brexit keep geopolitics in focus. LONDON, Oct 22- European shares gained on Monday amid relief over Italy's budget, following rallies in Asia after China promised to provide stimulus to stabilise its economy and offset the impact of U.S. tariffs.

  • *Euro recovers after falling to 2- mth low on Italy worries. U.S. stocks were set for a higher open, however, as a handful of major U.S. corporations beat results forecasts, offsetting concerns about political and growth risks in Europe, China and Saudi Arabia. Late on Thursday, the European Commission told Italy that planned government spending was too high, its...

  • TOKYO, Oct 19- Japan's Nikkei fell on Friday, tracking broader losses in global equities markets and heading for its third straight week of decline. Japan's benchmark index has given up around 8.7 percent since its 27- year peak hit on Oct. 2, as worries over Italy's 2019 budget and growth concerns in China weigh on market sentiment globally. On Friday, stocks in Asia...

  • *China drags Asia shares lower; Europe flat. NEW YORK, Oct 18- The U.S. dollar index rose on Thursday alongside Treasury yields after Federal Reserve policymakers showed unity in favoring more rate hikes next year. Shanghai's benchmark index closed at a near four-year low and China's premier warned of risks to the economy.

  • HONG KONG, Oct 18- Chinese stocks fell sharply on Thursday as heavy selling in the energy sector and worries about the levels of borrowing in the stock market added to broader concerns over growth and the global sell-off in equities. Li Zheming, an analyst at Datong Securities in Xi'an, said the market was dragged down by a confluence of factors, and that overall...

  • *U.S. report doesn't label China as currency manipulator. TOKYO, Oct 18- China's benchmark stock index skidded to four-year lows and dragged Asian equities down on Thursday, as renewed fears of a broadening economic impact from an escalating Sino-U.S. trade conflict sapped confidence. China's stock markets were hit hard, with the nation's premier warning that...

  • SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, Oct 18- China stocks dropped on Thursday, while the Shanghai Composite index touched its lowest in nearly four years, amid investor concerns about lean domestic growth with the country's premier warning of increasing downward pressure. **China's blue-chip CSI300 index was down 1.51 percent, with its financial sector sub-index down by 1.26...

  • *U.S. report doesn't label China as currency manipulator. The spectre of rising U.S. dollar yields, which along with global trade tensions were at the centre of last week's global equities rout, kept riskier appetite in check in Asia. Data out earlier in the day showed exports from the world's third-biggest economy dropped for the first time since late 2016, hit by...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- A gauge of stocks across the world edged lower on Wednesday following its largest daily run-up in over two years, as the outlook on earnings soured after a warning on the European auto sector and a revenue miss from IBM. Lower-than-expected UK inflation data weighed on sterling, which gave up the previous day's gains. On Wall Street, IBM fell 7.4...

  • *Wall Street set for lower open after Tuesday's stormer. *Nikkei up 1.3 pct; Asia ex- Japan rises 0.6 pct. LONDON, Oct 17- A recovery by global stocks proved short-lived as warnings over a slowing European auto sector soured an upbeat mood, while Wall Street was set for a slightly lower open after enjoying its best session in eight months the previous day.

  • *Nikkei up 1.3 pct; Asia ex- Japan rises 0.6 pct. LONDON, Oct 17- Forecast-beating U.S. company earnings improved the mood on world equity markets on Wednesday, as Asian and European shares put aside concerns on global growth and trade and took their cue from Wall Street's best one-day rise in eight months. While the dollar's mini-bounce off two-week lows checked...

  • *Shanghai stocks higher, blue-chip CSI300 index up. *Gains in Shanghai stocks led by Cultural Investment Holdings Co. **The stock connect program linking Hong Kong and mainland is closed on Wednesday for a holiday in Hong Kong.

  • *Tech shares receive boost from rebound by Wall St peers. TOKYO, Oct 17- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Wednesday, continuing its recovery from last week's sharp downturn with a turnaround by Wall Street peers lifting technology stocks. The Nikkei had soared to a 27- year high on Oct. 2, before being dragged down by Wall Street's tumble.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 17- Asian equities got some welcome relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little faith in emerging market stocks and currencies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.7 percent and South Korea 1.2 percent, while spreadbetters pointed to opening gains...

  • TOKYO, Oct 17- Japan's Nikkei share average hit a six-day high on Wednesday, continuing its recovery from last week's sharp downturn with technology stocks supported by a turnaround in their Wall Street peers. The Nikkei had soared to a 27- year high on Oct. 2, before being dragged down by Wall Street's tumble. Japan's technology shares tracked their U.S....

  • *Nikkei up more than 1 pct, but China stocks lag. SYDNEY, Oct 17- Asian equities got some welcome relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little faith in emerging market stocks and currencies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.7 percent and South Korea 1.2 percent.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 17- Asian equities got some much needed relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little confidence in emerging market stocks and currencies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.5 percent and South Korea 1.5 percent. On Wall Street, the three major...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 16- Stocks bounced back on Tuesday across the world, supported by earnings expectations, while oil prices fell on evidence of higher U.S. oil production and increasing U.S. crude inventories. Japan led Asian shares higher with the Nikkei index up 1.25 percent after a decline of nearly 2 percent on Monday. "A couple of inputs that caused a sell-off in the...

  • *Shanghai stocks close weaker, blue-chip CSI300 index down. Gains in Shanghai stocks led by Guirenniao Co Ltd and losses by Shanghai Hongda Mining Co Ltd. **China's factory-gate inflation cooled for a third straight month in September amid ebbing domestic demand, pointing to more pressure on the world's second-biggest economy as it remains locked in an...

  • *Retail faces double whammy of tax hike and weak China demand. TOKYO, Oct 16- Japan's Nikkei rebounded on Tuesday supported by short covering in index heavyweights, but retailers fell on worries about domestic personal consumption and slowing demand from China. Now the Nikkei's valuation is very cheap trading around 12 times its projected earnings, "said Takuya...