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Tokyo Markets Closed, Dollar Unchanged

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Tokyo markets were closed Monday for a national holiday , while the dollar was stable against the yen. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.74 yen, up a fraction from late Friday. The Taipei market rose 1.12 percent , to close at 7,212.

US Stocks Decline

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks declined in Friday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped two-tenths of a percent to close at 11,103. The S&P 500 slid eight-tenths of a percent to close at 1,155 while the NASDAQ moved down 1.1 percent to hit 2,479. European stock markets were higher at the close of Friday’s trading. London’s Financial […]

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US Stocks Rise

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks made gains in Friday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose eight-tenths of a percent, the S&P 500 gained four-tenths of a percent while the NASDAQ moved up two-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were higher in Friday’s afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index gained half a percent, the CAC-40 […]

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European Markets Mostly Lower at Midday

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were mostly lower in midday trading Friday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was down a quarter of a percent , to 5,279. The CAC-40 in Paris was down three-tenths of a percent , to 3,066. And the DAX in Frankfurt was up slightly , at 5,648. The S&P futures contract was down […]

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Tokyo Stocks Up, Dollar Down

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Friday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained one percent , to close at 8,605. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.67 yen, down slightly from late Thursday. Gold was selling at $1,652.80 an ounce.

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Tokyo Stocks Up, Dollar Down

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Friday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained one percent , to close at 8,605. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.65 yen, down slightly from late Thursday. The Taipei market rose 1.12 percent , to close at 7,212.

World Stock Indexes Move Higher

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 4:45 pm (UTC-5)
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World stock markets rose sharply on Thursday. In the United States, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 1.7 percent to end at 11,123. The S&P 500 soared 1.8 percent to close at 1,165, while the NASDAQ gained 1.9 percent to finish at 2,507. European stocks made strong gains. London’s Financial Times index ended up 3.7 […]

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World Stock Indexes Move Higher

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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World stock markets recorded sharp gains on Thursday. In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up eight-tenths of a percent in midday trading. The S&P 500 is ahead one percent, while the NASDAQ is up 1.2 percent. European stocks closed markedly higher. London’s Financial Times index ended up 3.7 percent to close at […]

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US Stocks Gain After Open

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks showed moderate gains in Thursday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up two-tenths of one percent, the S&P 500 gained three-tenths of a percent while the NASDAQ was up half a percent. European stock prices also showed gains Thursday afternoon. London’s Financial Times index rose 2 percent. The CAC-40 in Paris […]

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European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are higher in midday trading Thursday. London’s Financial Times index is up 2.1 percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is up 2.3 percent, and the DAX index in Frankfurt is two percent higher. In New York, the S&P futures contract is up 12 points, indicating a higher opening. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained 1.7 […]

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