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Indexes Nikkei

  • NEW YORK, April 20- World stocks dipped on Friday amid weakness in the energy sector and as worries about a global slowdown in smartphone demand dented the technology sector, while oil prices fell after U.S. A robust earnings season could offset fears of slowing global growth and help stock markets recover from a turbulent first quarter which saw greater...

  • Losses by the tech sector in Asia and profit-taking among mining stocks in Europe contributed to the overall losses. The index is still on track for a 1 percent gain this week, as global markets recover from a turbulent first quarter which saw the return of volatility, trade tensions between the U.S. and China, and tensions in the Middle East. "In our base case we do not...

  • *China Enterprises index HSCE falls 1.5 percent. April 20- Hong Kong stocks ended down on Friday, as energy shares slumped from a two-month high hit in the previous session, while technology stocks tracked the Asian tech sector lower. **Around the region, MSCI's Asia ex- Japan stock index was weaker by 1.2 percent, while Japan's Nikkei index closed down 0.13 percent.

  • SYDNEY, April 20- Asian shares slipped on Friday as a warning on smartphone demand from the world's largest contract chipmaker slugged the tech sector, while high oil prices stirred inflation fears and undermined sovereign bonds. Spreadbetters pointed to a firm start for European shares, with FTSE futures up 0.3 percent but E-Minis for S&P 500 were a tad softer...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Japan's Nikkei share average edged lower on Friday morning as worries about slower smartphone demand hit technology shares, while financial stocks rallied thanks to higher U.S. yields. The Nikkei gave up 0.1 percent to 22,162.24. The index rose 1.8 percent for the week, its fourth straight week of gains.

  • President Donald Trump slammed OPEC for keeping prices high. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.4 percent to 7,357 and Germany's DAX down 0.2 percent to 12,539. France's CAC 40 gained 0.4 percent to 5,413. Futures indicated a weak start on Wall Street. The outburst comes as representatives from OPEC nations and allied oil ministers were meeting in...

  • *HK-> Shanghai Connect daily quota used 2.7 pct, Shanghai-> HK daily quota used -6.2 pct. SHANGHAI, April 20- China stocks slid on Friday morning, dragged down by banking and transport firms, and as worries over China-U.S. trade spat lingered. **Worries also lingered over the trade stand-off between China and the United States.

  • SYDNEY, April 20- Asian shares slipped on Friday as a warning on smartphone demand from the world's largest contract chipmaker slugged the tech sector, while high oil prices stirred inflation fears and undermined sovereign bonds. Taiwan's main index slid 1.4 percent with techs sinking 3.5 percent and TSMC off more than 5 percent. Stocks in South Korea took a 0.3...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Japan's Nikkei share average was flat in choppy trade on Friday morning as worries about slower smartphone demand hit technology shares, while financial stocks rallied helped by higher U.S. yields. The Nikkei was flat at 22,191.83 in midmorning trade, after trading in negative territory. For the week, the Nikkei has gained 1.7 percent and is...

  • SYDNEY, April 20- Asian shares slipped on Friday as a warning on smartphone demand from the world's largest contract chipmaker slugged the tech sector, while lofty oil prices stirred inflation fears and undermined sovereign bonds. Stocks in South Korea took an early 0.4 percent dip with the tech sector losing 1.6 percent. Japan's Nikkei fell 0.5 percent with...

  • Losses among technology and consumer products companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, snapping a three-day winning streak for the market. "The earnings were a little bit disappointing today and we're just really seeing, especially within the tech sector, follow-through on some of the big names that have reported disappointing numbers in some key spaces,"...

  • *Wall Street digesting Blackstone earnings drop. LONDON, April 19- Talk that Saudi Arabia has its sights on $80- $100 a barrel oil again and of more U.S. sanctions on Russia ignited a rally in commodities and resource stocks on Thursday, though the potential boost to inflation hit fixed-income assets. The surge came on a Reuters report that OPEC's new price hawk...

  • April 19- Hong Kong stocks ended higher on Thursday, led by energy shares, after oil prices hit their highest since late 2014 as U.S. crude inventories declined and as top exporter Saudi Arabia pushes for higher rates by continuing to withhold supplies. **Energy shares jumped over 4 percent in Hong Kong after a Reuters report that OPEC's new price hawk Saudi Arabia...

  • SYDNEY, April 19- Resource stocks were on a roll in Asia on Thursday as oil prices hit heights not seen since late 2014 and ignited a rally across commodities, though the potential boost to inflation globally also put some pressure on fixed-income assets. The surge came on a Reuters report that OPEC's new price hawk Saudi Arabia would be happy for crude to rise to...

  • Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.3 percent to 7,335.40 and France's CAC 40 edged 0.1 percent higher to 5,387.97. ASIAN SCORECARD: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.2 percent to 22,2191.18 and South Korea's Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,486.10. Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 1.4 percent to 30,708.44 and the Shanghai Composite in mainland China gained 0.8...

  • TOKYO, April 19- Japanese shares rose to a seven-week high on Thursday, with investors relieved that the United States did not make new trade demands at this week's summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Steelmakers and non-ferrous metal firms- some of the worst performers since Trump announced steel and aluminum tariffs- led the gains.

  • SHANGHAI, April 19- China and Hong Kong stocks extended gains on Thursday, helped by robust gains in resources firms, as rising oil prices aided a rally across commodities. **Oil prices on Thursday remained close to late 2014- highs reached in the previous session as U.S. crude inventories declined and as top exporter Saudi Arabia pushes for prices of $80 to $100 per...

  • TOKYO, April 19- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Thursday with the debt market coming under pressure as domestic equities extended gains to reach seven-week highs. The Nikkei climbed 0.3 percent, with investors relieved that no new U.S. demands on trade came out of this week's summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S.

  • SYDNEY, April 19- Resource stocks were on a roll in Asia on Thursday as oil prices hit heights not seen since late 2014 and ignited a rally across commodities, though the potential boost to inflation globally also put some pressure on fixed-income assets. The surge came on a Reuters report that OPEC's new price hawk Saudi Arabia would be happy for crude to rise to...

  • TOKYO, April 19- Japanese shares rose to seven-week high on Thursday, with investors relieved that no new U.S. demands on trade came out of this week's summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Trump and Abe said on Wednesday they had agreed to intensify trade consultations between the two countries but there was no mention of the yen or any...