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Tokyo Markets Closed, Dollar Up

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 2:22 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets were closed Friday for a national holiday , while the dollar rose against the yen. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.29 yen, up slightly from late Thursday. The Taipei market plunged 3.55 percent , to close at 7,046.

Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over two percent (181 points)) to finish at 8,560 Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index plunged nearly five percent to finish the day’s trading at 17,912. Share prices were also lower in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney and Taipei, but higher in Wellington. In currency trading, […]

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Big Losses on Japan’s Nikkei

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 2:41 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over two percent (181 points)) to finish at 8,560. The dollar was selling at 76.75 yen, a gain of just over one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market ended Thursday’s trading session […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish at 8,741. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost one percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,824. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney and Taipei, but lower in Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar was selling […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Rebounds

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 3:16 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish at 8,741. The dollar was selling at 76.31 yen, a loss of nearly one-fourth of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market finished at 7,536, a gain of more […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost well over one and one-half percent to finish at 8,721. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained just over one-half of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,015. Share prices were higher in Shanghai, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila and Sydney. In […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Ends Trading Day with Losses

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost well over one and one-half percent to finish at 8,721. The dollar was selling at 76.52 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market rose one-fourth of one […]

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Asian Markets Lower

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were lower in Monday trading. Japanese markets were closed Monday for a national holiday . Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 2.76 percent , to end at 18,918. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington and Taipei. Manila stocks closed slightly higher. The dollar was selling at 76.84 yen in […]

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Tokyo Markets Closed, Dollar Up

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 2:16 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets were closed Monday for a national holiday , while the dollar rose against the yen. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.93 yen, up a tenth of a yen from late Friday. The Taipei market fell 1.27 percent , to close at 7,481.

Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose two and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,864. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly one and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,455. Share prices were higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila. In currency trading, the […]

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