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Asian Markets Mixed

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index was unchanged , to close at 8,700. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped 2.32 percent , to end at 17,592. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai. Markets in Taipei, Sydney, Wellington and Manila closed higher. The dollar was selling at 76.78 yen […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 4:41 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose one percent to finish at 8,701. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was closed due to the threat posed by Typhoon Nesat. Share prices were higher in Manila, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Sydney and Shanghai. In currency trading, the U.S. dollar was selling at […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Index Closes in Positive Territory

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 2:51 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 rose one percent to finish at 8,701. The dollar was selling at 76.57 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market closed at 7,183, a gain of one-half of one […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 4:37 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 8,616. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost more than six-tenths of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,011. Share prices were higher in Manila, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Shanghai. In currency […]

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Another Day of Gains on Japan’s Nikkei Index

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 2:36 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed slightly higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 8,616. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.54 yen, a loss of just over one-quarter of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market ended […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 4:36 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose nearly three percent to finish at 8,610. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared over four percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,131. Share prices were higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila. In currency trading, the dollar was selling […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Posts Positive Numbers

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 2:26 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index soared nearly three percent to finish at 8,610. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.33 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market closed at 7,090, a gain of […]

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Asian Markets Lower

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were sharply lower in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped 2.17 percent , to close at 8,374. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 1.48 percent , to end at 17,408. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington, Taipei and Manila. The dollar was selling at 76.35 yen in currency trading, […]

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Tokyo Markets, Dollar Down

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 2:26 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Monday, while the dollar fell against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped 2.17 percent , to close at 8,374. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.34 yen, down a quarter of a yen from late Friday. The Taipei market fell 2.40 percent , to close at 6,877.

Asian Markets Tumble

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 4:32 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets plunged in early trading Friday. Japanese markets were closed Friday for a national holiday . Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped 1.32 percent , to end at 17,675. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Taipei, Sydney, Manila, Shanghai and Wellington. The dollar was selling at 76.27 yen in currency trading, up slightly […]

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