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Tokyo Markets Up, Dollar Down

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Monday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.5 percent to close at 8,880. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 77.12 yen, down a tenth of a yen from late Friday. The Taipei market gained 1.4 percent to close at 7,461.

Asian Markets Close Lower

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were lower in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nine-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,747. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped 1.36 percent , to end at 18,502. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Taipei, Sydney, Shanghai and Wellington. Manila markets closed up slightly In currency trading, the […]

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Tokyo Stocks Down, Dollar Unchanged

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Friday, while the dollar was steady against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nine-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,747. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.92 yen, unchanged from late Thursday. The Taipei market dropped one percent , to close at 7,358.

Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained one percent to finish at 8,823. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose over two and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,758. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney and Taipei, but lower in Wellington. In currency trading, the U.S. dollar was […]

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Japanese Stock Prices Rebound

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 2:35 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 one percent to finish at 8,823. The U.S. dollar was selling at 77.09 yen, a loss of less than one-fourth of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market rose more than one-half of one percent […]

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Asian Stock Markets Mixed

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell nearly one-half of one percent to finish at 8,739. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained just over one percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,329. Share prices were higher in Manila and Shanghai, but lower in Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the […]

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Japanese Stock Prices Fall

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell nearly one-half of one percent to finish at 8,739. The dollar was selling at 76.71 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market ended the trading session at […]

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Asian Stocks Higher

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed higher Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to finish at 8,774. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly two and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,142. 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 Index Enjoys Upswing

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is slightly higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to finish at 8,774. The dollar was selling at 76.70 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market ended the day’s trading at 7,399, an increase […]

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Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly higher in trading Monday. Tokyo markets were closed Monday for a national holiday . Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose slightly to end at 17,711. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Taipei, Sydney and Manila. Markets closed lower in Shanghai and Wellington. The dollar was selling at 76.65 yen in […]

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