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Indexes Nikkei

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stock indexes retreated from their record highs Thursday as retailers and media companies declined and investors shrugged at quarterly reports from a few big banks. AT&T had its worst one-day loss since 2008 after it said lost more satellite and cable TV subscribers in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup both did better than analysts...

  • TOKYO, Oct 12- Japan's Nikkei share average scaled its loftiest peak in more than two decades on Thursday, hoisted by records on Wall Street that offset weakness in oil-related shares. On Wall Street on Wednesday, major stock indexes finished at record closing highs, bolstered by a report that a market-friendly candidate was being pushed as successor to Federal...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose to its highest since December 2007 and was last up 0.2 percent. South Korea's KOSPI added 0.2 percent to mark a fresh record peak and Hong Kong's Hang Seng scaled a decade-high before dipping 0.05 percent. Asia took cues from Wall Street, where major indexes rose to yet another set of record closing...

  • *South Korea's KOSPI stretches record highs. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.15 percent and is within a hair of the decade high touched in the previous session. Asia took cues from Wall Street, where major indexes rose to yet another set of record closing highs overnight following a report that a market-friendly candidate...

  • *Spain stocks, bonds rally as Catalonia fudges independence call. *Spain relief lifts euro, dollar limp around two-week lows. LONDON, Oct 11- World stocks set a record high on Wednesday, as relief that Catalonia had put off any plans to break away from Spain followed a two-decade peak for Asia's biggest share market and more upbeat predictions for the global economy.

  • *Spain stocks, bonds rally as Catalonia fudges independence call. *World stocks hit latest record high, Asia at decade peak Japan's Nikkei at 21- month top, KOSPI at record highs. *Spain relief lifts euro, dollar limp around two-week lows.

  • MSCI ex- Japan at highest since December 2007. SYDNEY, Oct 11- Asian shares jumped to the highest in a decade on Wednesday as Wall Street scaled all-time highs, while the dollar loitered around two-week lows on worries President Donald Trump's tax plan could stall. The MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.4 percent to a level not...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stock indexes drifted back to record highs Wednesday as investors got ready for another round of corporate reports to begin. Technology companies like PayPal, Visa, and Google's parent company Alphabet made some of the biggest gains as the market was little changed for the third day in a row. Kristina Hooper, global markets strategist for Invesco,...

  • HONG KONG— Asian stocks advanced Wednesday after Wall Street's main index closed at a fresh record high and Spain's Catalonia crisis eased after an independence leader backed away from plans to break away immediately. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose further a day after its highest close in 21 years, adding 0.2 percent to 20,870.24.

  • *MSCI ex- Japan at highest since December 2007. *Australia at one-month highs; Japan at 21- month top. The MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.5 percent to 546.38, a level not seen since December 2007.

  • TOKYO, Oct 11- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Wednesday in choppy trade, edging closer to a 21- year high supported by buying in defensive stocks, while Kobe Steel extended its losses after confirming a media report that it fabricated data in iron power products. The company's shares stumbled 20 percent to near one-year low of 856 yen, after plunging 22...

  • *Asian shares up 0.2 pct; Wall Street closes at all-time highs. *Futures in Madrid up after Catalan leader allows talks. SYDNEY, Oct 11- Asian shares rose on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street's rally to all-time highs, while the euro hovered near a 10- day peak after Catalonia's leader talked down immediate plans to secede from Spain, easing near-term concerns about...

  • *Catalonia keeps Europe's stocks down, Spain drops 1 pct. LONDON, Oct 10- World shares ground out a fresh record high on Tuesday, making it almost 50 for the year, although Europe traded cautiously as markets waited to see whether Spain's Catalonia region would push for independence later in the day. Japan and South Korea returned from extended breaks to give Asia a...

  • LONDON, Oct 10- World shares ground out a fresh record high on Tuesday, making it almost 50 for the year, although Europe traded cautiously as markets waited to see whether Spain's Catalonia region would push for independence later in the day. Japan and South Korea returned from extended breaks to give Asia a lift, but the Catalan uncertainty meant the euro zone's...

  • TOKYO, Oct 10- Japan's Nikkei share average moved closer to a 21- year high on Tuesday after a three-day weekend as expectations for continued strength in the U.S. economy supported sentiment, but Kobe Steel's shares plunged when it said it had fabricated data. Investors returned from Japan's national holiday on Monday to see the yen had weakened over the...

  • NEW YORK— A big jump for Wal-Mart helped the Dow Jones industrial average set a record Tuesday, while gains for other retailers and airlines sent other stock indexes higher as well. Airlines rose following strong forecasts from American and United. Utilities and smaller companies also climbed, while banks edged higher as investors prepared for the financial...

  • TOKYO, Oct 10- Asian shares rose on Tuesday, shrugging off modest losses on Wall Street, while expectations of another U.S. interest rate increase this year continued to underpin the dollar. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.5 percent. "Global stock markets marked strong gains while Seoul markets were off, and the price of...

  • TOKYO, Oct 10- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up in choppy trade on Tuesday after a three-day weekend as the weak yen supported sentiment, but Kobe Steel's shares were set to plunge after it said it had fabricated data. After Japan's national holiday on Monday, investors returned to the market to see the yen had weakened over the weekend as U.S. wage data from the...

  • TOKYO, Oct 10- Asian shares gained on Tuesday, shrugging off modest losses on Wall Street while expectations of a U.S. interest rate increase this year continued to underpin the dollar. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.4 percent in early trading. Russia and China both called for restraint on North Korea on Monday after U.S.

  • *Japan and S.Korea markets shut, partial holiday in U.S. *Turkish lira dives on diplomatic tensions with Washington. Liquidity was lacking with Japan and South Korea on holiday and a partial holiday in the United States. where stocks will be open but bonds will be closed.