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Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Up

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Monday, while the dollar rose against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.9 percent to close at 8,844. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.33 yen, up slightly from late Friday. The Taipei market jumped 3 percent to close at 7,470.

Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost a fraction of a percent to finish at 8,677. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained just one quarter of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,025. Share prices were lower in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, and Wellington, but higher in Tapei. In currency […]

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Japanese Markets Down as Dollar Dips a Fraction

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed slightly lower Friday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost a fraction of a percent to finish at 8,677. The dollar was selling at 76.76 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Thursday. The Taipei market closed at 7,254, gaining just […]

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Asia Records Broad Market Losses

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower across the board Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost slightly more than one percent to finish at 8,682. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell just over one and three-quarters percent to finish the day’s trading at 17,983. Share prices were lower in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, […]

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Japanese, Taiwan Markets Sag as Dollar Dips

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost slightly more than one percent to finish at 8,682. The dollar was selling at 76.75 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market closed at 7,244, losing almost one […]

Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 8,773. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose just over one and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,309. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney and Wellington, but lower in Taipei. In […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Rebounds

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 8,773. The dollar was selling at 76.76 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market closed at 7,353, losing a […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one and one-half percent to finish at 8,742. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index plunged nearly four and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,076. Share prices were also lower in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the U.S. […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Posts Huge Losses

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is unchanged in trading against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one and one-half percent to finish at 8,742. The dollar was selling at 76.83 yen. The Taipei market closed at 7,359, a loss of over one and one-quarter percent .

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Asian Markets Up

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were higher in Monday trading. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.5 percent to close at 8,880. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped two percent , to end at 18,874. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington, Taipei and Manila. The dollar was selling at 77.38 yen in currency trading, up two-tenths […]

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