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Asian Markets Mostly Lower

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly lower in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost about two-thirds of a percent to close at 8,988. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was down three-quarters of a percent to end at 19,865. Elsewhere share prices were lower in Shanghai, Taiwan and Sydney. The market in Wellington was up slightly. The […]

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Asian Markets Higher

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed higher Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained over one and one-quarter percent to finish at 9,050. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained more than one and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,019. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the U.S. dollar […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Finishes in Positive Territory Again

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Friday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained over one and one-quarter percent to finish at 9,050. The dollar was selling at 75.86 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Thursday. The Taipei market ended the day’s trading at […]

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Asian Stocks Higher

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed higher Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over two percent to finish at 8,927. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared three and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,689. Share prices were also higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Soars on Eurozone News

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over two percent to finish at 8,927. The dollar was selling at 75.89 yen, a loss of just over one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market finished at 7,565, a gain of […]

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Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were higher in trading Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one-tenth of a percent to close at 8,772. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up nearly half of a percent to end at 19051. Elsewhere markets were higher in Shanghai, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila. The dollar was selling […]

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Tokyo Market Higher, Dollar Lower

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices closed higher Wednesday, and the dollar was lower against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one-tenth of a percent to close at 8,772. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.01 yen, down a fraction from late Tuesday. The Taipei market gained six-tenths of a percent to close at […]

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Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly higher in trading Tuesday. But Tokyo’s Nikkei index as down nearly one percent to close at 8,762. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose slightly more than one percent . top end at 18.968. Elsewhere markets were higher in Shanghai, Taipei, Wellington and Manila. The dollar was selling at 76.11 yen, […]

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Tokyo Market, Dollar Lower

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices closed lower Tuesday, and the dollar was lower against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nearly one percent to close at 8,762. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.09 yen, down a fraction from late Monday. The Taipei market gained a quarter of a percent to close at 7,491.

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Asian Stock Markets Higher

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were higher in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.9 percent to close at 8,844. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped 4.13 percent to end at 18,771. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Manila. Wellington markets were closed for a national holiday . The dollar was selling at […]

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