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Indexes Nikkei

  • 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...

  • *China factory output, fixed-asset investment short of forecasts. The Australian dollar, often used as a liquid proxy of China- linked trades, pared gains after the China readings but was still up 0.3 percent at $0.8006 after a much stronger-than-expected jobs report. China stocks dipped into the red after the data, giving up modest early gains.

  • *China factory output, fixed-asset investment short of forecasts. That took some of the shine off a recent string of indicators from China showing surprisingly robust growth, though many analysts expect the world's second-biggest economy to run at a steady pace. The Australian dollar, often used as a liquid proxy of China- linked trades, was up 0.1 percent at...

  • TOKYO, Sept 14- Asian stocks edged down on Thursday, consolidating after touching their highest in a decade, while the dollar held steady before the U.S. inflation report for August is published. Financial markets will also be on tenterhooks ahead of a run of data from China due at 0200 GMT, including factory output, fixed asset investment and retail sales, that will...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stock indexes are hardly budging Wednesday as banks and technology companies give back some of their gains from earlier in the week while retailers and energy companies trade higher. The Dow Jones industrial average added 22 points, or 0.1 percent, to 22,141. The Nasdaq composite remained at 6,453. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company...

  • TOKYO, Sept 13- Japanese stocks rose for a third day to a one-month high on Wednesday after Wall Street strengthened and the yen pulled back, helping buoy cyclicals such as exporters and banks. The S&P 500, Dow Jones industrials and Nasdaq Composite clocked record closes, with investors drawn to riskier assets as concerns over U.S.- North Korea tensions eased...

  • KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 declined 0.5 percent to 7,361.08 points and France's CAC 40 was off just under 0.1 percent at 5,205.08. On Tuesday, the CAC 40 rose 0.6 percent and the DAX gained 0.4 percent while the FTSE 100 slipped 0.2 percent. Malaysia and Manila advanced while New Zealand and Taiwan retreated.

  • TOKYO, Sept 13- Japanese government bond prices retreated on Wednesday as the allure of safe-haven debt dimmed with Tokyo's Nikkei stock average advancing to a one-month high. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield rose 1 basis point to 0.025 percent, pulling further away from a 10- month low of minus 0.015 percent on Friday, when concerns over North Korea and...

  • TOKYO, Sept 13- Asian stocks wobbled on Wednesday but still marked a 10- year high, cheered by record highs on Wall Street, while shares of Apple Inc's suppliers dipped following the release of the latest iPhone. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was slightly lower, after earlier poking up to its highest level since October 2007.

  • TOKYO, Sept 13- Japanese stocks rose for a third day to hit a fresh one-month high on Wednesday after Wall Street strengthened and the dollar scaled a two-week top on the yen, helping buoy cyclicals such as exporters and banks. The S&P 500, Dow Jones industrials and Nasdaq Composite clocked record closes, with investors drawn to riskier assets as concerns over...

  • *Asia MSCI-ex Japan edges up to fresh 10- year peak. TOKYO, Sept 13- Asian shares inched up to a 10- year high on Wednesday, cheered by record highs on Wall Street, while the dollar's rise against the yen helped boost Japanese shares. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was slightly higher in early trade, while Japan's Nikkei stock index added...

  • LONDON— Global stock markets remained firm Tuesday as fears over an escalation in tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continued to subside even though the United Nations slapped further sanctions on Pyongyang. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.6 percent at 12,550 while the CAC 40 in France was 0.7 percent higher at 5,213. The FTSE 100 index of...

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- Asian shares hit a 10- year peak on Tuesday with investors breathing a sigh of relief as North Korean fears eased and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2 percent to its highest level since late 2007. Japan's Nikkei added 1.0 percent.

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- Japanese stocks climbed to their highest in a month on Tuesday with financials leading gains for most sectors after Wall Street soared overnight. The S&P 500 surged more than 1 percent to a record close on Monday as tropical storm Irma caused less damage in Florida than feared and North Korea held off from testing a missile or nuclear weapon over...

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- Asian shares hit a 10- year peak on Tuesday with investors breathing a sigh of relief as North Korean fears eased slightly and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2 percent to its highest level since late 2007. Japan's Nikkei added 1.0...

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- Japanese stocks climbed to near their highest in a month on Tuesday with all sectors rising after Wall Street soared overnight. The S&P 500 surged more than 1 percent to a record close on Monday as tropical storm Irma caused less damage in Florida than expected and North Korea held off from testing a missile or nuclear weapon over the weekend, which...