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Indexes Nikkei

  • *Nikkei surges as Tokyo markets reopen after Monday holiday. TOKYO, Sept 19- Asian shares slipped on Tuesday, hobbled by uncertainty as traders awaited a Federal Reserve meeting for clues on U.S. monetary policy, though sentiment was supported by record highs on Wall Street. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent after...

  • *Nikkei surges as Tokyo markets reopen after Monday holiday. TOKYO, Sept 19- Asian shares slipped on Tuesday, supported by record highs on Wall Street but hobbled by uncertainty as traders awaited a Federal Reserve meeting for clues on U.S. monetary policy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1 percent after wobbling between...

  • TOKYO, Sept 19- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to 2-1/ 2 month highs on Tuesday as investor confidence was boosted by a weakening yen and strong U.S. shares, lifting cyclical stocks such as exporters and financial companies. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering calling a poll for as early as next month to take advantage of his improved approval ratings and...

  • *Nikkei surges as Tokyo markets reopen after Monday holiday. TOKYO, Sept 19- Asian shares wavered on Tuesday, bolstered by record highs on Wall Street but hobbled by uncertainty as traders waited on a Federal Reserve meeting for clues on U.S. monetary policy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan turned slightly higher after dipping into...

  • *Asia shares highest since late 2007, Japan on holiday. SYDNEY, Sept 18- Asian shares hit decade highs on Monday and the dollar gained on the yen early in a week in which the U.S. There was relief the weekend passed with no new provocation by North Korea, though Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions will be center stage when U.S.

  • *Asia shares highest since late 2007, Japan on holiday. There was relief the weekend passed with no new provocation by North Korea, though Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions will be center stage when U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.9 percent to reach heights not visited since late 2007.

  • *Asia shares hold near decade peak, Japan on holiday. While there was relief the weekend passed with no new provocation by North Korea, Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions will be centre stage when U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged up 0.16 percent having already reached heights not visited since late 2007..

  • *Wall Street stocks set record highs. NEW YORK, Sept 15- A gauge of global equities rose and shares on Wall Street set new highs on Friday as investors shrugged off the latest missile test by North Korea, while the dollar eased on unexpected weak economic data that dimmed the likelihood for a U.S. rate hike. Gold fell after a European Central Bank official called for...

  • *Wall Street indexes eke out fresh record highs, as does MSCI. NEW YORK, Sept 15- A gauge of global equities rose and shares on Wall Street set new highs on Friday as investors shrugged off the latest missile test by North Korea, while the dollar eased on unexpected weak economic data that dimmed expectations for a U.S. rate hike. Interest rates are lower than at the...

  • *Bitcoin tumbles as China to shut down all exchanges by end-Sept. LONDON, Sept 15- Shares and other risk assets barely moved and gold fell on Friday as traders paid little attention to the latest missile test by North Korea, shifting their focus to where and when interest rates will go up. London, Frankfurt and Paris were a shade lower and futures pointed to a steady...

  • *European shares lower after North Korea missile test. LONDON, Sept 15- Traders paid little attention to the latest missile test by North Korea on Friday, with shares and other risk assets barely moving, gold lower and focus rapidly returning to when and where interest rates will go up. London, Frankfurt and Paris were a shade lower after Pyongyang fired a second...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Japan's Nikkei share average ended higher on Friday and posted its biggest weekly gain in ten months as a stronger dollar saw investors buying shares of exporters, shrugging off North Korea's ballistic missile launch that dented risk appetite in broader Asia. Prior to the Tokyo financial markets' open on Friday, North Korea yet again fired a...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are rising Friday as technology companies turn higher and Boeing continues to lead industrial companies. Stocks in the U.K. slumped and the pound rose after the Bank of England suggested it will start raising interest rates soon. The Nasdaq composite added 15 points, or 0.3 percent, to 6,444. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- U.S. stock futures and Asian shares dipped after North Korea fired another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, demonstrating Pyongyang's. U.S. stock futures fell 0.2 percent while MSCI's Asia-Pacific share index excluding Japan shed 0.4 percent, though it was still up 0.4 percent on the week. The launch came just days after the U.N....

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- U.S. stock futures dipped and the yen rose in a knee-jerk reaction after North Korea fired a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, in a sign Pyongyang has no plan to change its course after a renewed international sanction. North Korea early on Friday fired an unidentified missile eastward from the Sunan district in its capital.

  • LONDON, Sept 14- Sterling jumped after the Bank of England warned it could raise interest rates for the first time in a decade in the coming months while the dollar rose after above-forecast inflation data that could allow the Federal Reserve to hike for a third time this year. Wall Street was set to open lower, index futures showed after the inflation data.

  • LONDON, Sept 14- World stock prices pulled back from record highs after weaker-than-expected Chinese economic data, while sterling held steady before a Bank of England rate decision later on Thursday. Shares fell in Asia, knocking MSCI's All-Country World index, which tracks shares in 46 countries, off a record high hit on Wednesday, when Asian shares hit their...

  • *Topix hits highest since Aug 2015. TOKYO, Sept 14- Japanese stocks edged lower in choppy trade on Thursday and snapped a three-day winning streak, as weak Chinese economic data offset early gains when the broader Topix index hit the highest level in more than two years. Sentiment deteriorated in the afternoon on news that a North Korean state agency threatened to...

  • NEW YORK— It was a split decision on Wall Street on Thursday as gains in a handful of industrial and health care companies largely outweighed sluggishness elsewhere in the market, including the technology sector. Sizable gains by Boeing and United Technology were enough to push the Dow Jones industrial average to another record, but other major indexes fell.

  • *China factory output, fixed-asset investment short of forecasts. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to start slightly higher to a touch lower, forecasting Britain's FTSE to open up 0.1 percent and Germany's DAX and France's CAC to each open 0.15 percent lower. The Australian dollar, often used as a liquid proxy of China- linked trades, pared gains after the...