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Indexes Nikkei

  • *Resource shares lead losses in Asia as oil dips. European bourses opened lower, mirroring moves in Asia and Wall Street overnight, as earnings updates from companies weighed. Their losses, along with weakness in the heavyweight financial and healthcare sectors, dragged the pan-European STOXX 600 and Britain's FTSE down as much as 0.2 percent.

  • *Resource shares lead losses in Asia as oil dips. LONDON, Jan 17- World shares pulled back from record highs on Wednesday, set for only their second day of losses in the new year as lower commodity prices and a string of downbeat updates from companies dampened the mood in global markets. European bourses opened lower, mirroring moves in Asia and Wall Street...

  • *China Enterprises index HSCE rises +0.6 percent. Jan 17- Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose to a fresh closing peak on Wednesday, aided by continued strength in index heavyweight Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing. **China's main Shanghai Composite index closed up 0.26 percent at 3,445.3578 points while its blue-chip CSI300 index ended down 0.23 percent.

  • **The largest percentage losses in the Shanghai index were China Jushi Co Ltd down 9.98 percent, followed by Shanghai Shimao Co Ltd losing 9.33 percent and Changchun Gas Co Ltd down by 8.74 percent. **So far this year, the Shanghai stock index is up 3.91 percent, the CSI300 is up 5.4 percent this year, while China's H-share index listed in Hong Kong is up 9.2 percent.

  • The Dow gained 281 points, or 1.1 percent, to 26,074. The Nasdaq added 74 points, or 1 percent, to 7,298. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 13 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,586.. THE QUOTE: "If you look at earnings growth, and then also as people are trying to digest the impact of corporate tax reform, when you do see a sell-off you do see people coming...

  • TOKYO, Jan 17- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Wednesday as mining, oil and shipping stocks lost ground, while bitcoin-related stocks tumbled after the cryptocurrency's value extended its sharp decline on worries over tighter regulation. The Nikkei dropped 0.4 percent to 23,868.34. The mining, oil and shipping sectors underperformed, losing their...

  • TOKYO, Jan 17- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Wednesday morning as mining, oil and shipping stocks lost ground, while Bitcoin-related stocks tumbled after the cryptocurrency's value slid on worries about tighter regulations. The Nikkei dropped 0.5 percent to 23,823.95 in midmorning trade. Bitcoin's slide triggered a selloff across the broader...

  • *Resource shares lead loss in Asia as oil dip on profit-taking. TOKYO, Jan 17- Asian stocks stepped back from a record high on Wednesday as the region's resource shares were dented by falling oil and commodity prices while digital currencies tumbled on worries about tighter regulations. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.1...

  • *Wall Street advances to push Dow over 26,000. NEW YORK, Jan 16- World stock markets advanced on Tuesday, with investors on Wall Street pushing the Dow index past the 26,000 threshold, while the U.S. dollar strengthened after four days of declines. "U.S. equity markets are really turning on the afterburners now and it is really being validated by earnings and the...

  • Losses by industrial and technology companies helped pull U.S. stocks lower Tuesday, pulling the market back from its latest record highs. The slide erased some of the gains from a broad rally earlier in the day that had sent the Dow Jones industrial average past the 26,000- point threshold for the first time. "We've come perhaps a little bit too far, too fast," said...

  • *Wall Street to play catch-up as EU keeps rally rolling. LONDON, Jan 16- Asia and Europe's big bourses kept world shares on their record-breaking run on Tuesday, although a steadier dollar halted the sizzling start to the year for the euro, yen and yuan and sent metals markets skidding. Wall Street traders were ready for another set of highs having seen MSCI's world...

  • *Wall Street set to rise after being closed on Monday. LONDON, Jan 16- Asia and Europe's big bourses kept world shares on their record-breaking run on Tuesday, although a steadier dollar halted the sizzling start to the year for the euro, yen and yuan and sent metals markets down sharply. MSCI's all-country world index notched its third consecutive all-time high as...

  • *China Enterprises index HSCE rises 2.5 percent. Jan 16- Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index rose to a record closing high on Tuesday, led by index heavyweight Tencent Holdings and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing. **China's main Shanghai Composite index closed up 0.79 percent at 3,437.4848 points while its blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 0.81 percent.

  • TOKYO, Jan 16- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to its highest level since late 1991 on Tuesday, as a firmer dollar supported exporter stocks and expectations for strong corporate earnings bolstered investor sentiment. "The yen's appreciation against the dollar has stopped and this brightened sentiment, along with expectations for robust company...

  • London's FTSE 100 was up 0.3 points at 7,768.84. On Monday, the DAX dropped 0.3 percent and the FTSE 100 lost 0.1 percent while the CAC 40 ended roughly unchanged. India's Sensex was unchanged at 34,945.17 while markets in New Zealand, Taiwan and Southeast Asia gained.

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 16- Hong Kong stocks marched to new 10- year highs on Tuesday, underpinned by gains for resources and information technology firms, and also encouraged by an extended bull run on Wall Street. **China's economic growth is expected to have slowed slightly in the fourth quarter from the previous quarter, a Reuters poll showed, as the government extended a...

  • *Dollar index probes lowest levels since December 2014. TOKYO, Jan 16- Asian shares pushed higher on Tuesday, erasing early modest losses while the euro stood near a 3- year peak on rising expectations that the European Central Bank could pare its monetary stimulus. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.4 percent.

  • *Dollar index probes lowest levels since December 2014. TOKYO, Jan 16- Asian shares slumped on Tuesday, as miners were pressured by weaker Chinese iron ore prices, while the euro stood near a 3- year peak on rising expectations that the European Central Bank could pare its monetary stimulus. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2...

  • *China Enterprises index HSCE roughly flat. **China's main Shanghai Composite index closed down 0.55 percent at 3,409.9907 points while its blue-chip CSI300 index ended flat. **Around the region, MSCI's Asia ex- Japan stock index was firmer by 0.21 percent while Japan's Nikkei index closed up 0.26 percent.

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 15- Shanghai stocks fell on Monday to snap an 11- session winning streak, with gains in banking and real estate firms offset by resources and industrial shares, as investors took profits after recent bull run. **The largest percentage gainers in the main Shanghai Composite index were Harbin Air Conditioning Co Ltd up 10.05 percent, followed by...