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Japan’s Nikkei Closes Week with Second Straight Day of Gains

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Friday, while the U.S. dollar is trading higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose two and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,864. The dollar was selling at 76.82 yen, a gain of one-tenth of a yen from Thursday. The Taipei market finished at 7,577, a gain of more than […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,669. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose nearly three-quarters of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,181. Share prices were higher in Manila, Sydney and Taipei, but lower in Wellington and Shanghai. In […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Rebounds

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,669. The dollar was selling at 76.69 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market closed at 7,386, a […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost one and one-tenth percent to finish at 8,519. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained a fraction of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,045. Share prices were higher in Shanghai, but lower in Manila, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Finishes in Negative Territory

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 3:06 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost one and one-tenth percent to finish at 8,519. The dollar was selling at 76.90 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market finished at 7,228, losing nearly two […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained one percent to finish at 8,617. Share prices were higher in Sydney and Wellington, but lower in Manila, Shanghai and Taiwan. Indexes in Hong Kong and Seoul were closed Tuesday. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 77.01 yen, a loss of nearly one-quarter […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Rises, Dollar Falls

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained one percent to finish at 8,617. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.98 yen, a loss of nearly one-quarter of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market finished at 7,391, down nearly three […]

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Asian Markets Sharply Lower

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were sharply lower in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped 2.3 percent to close at 8,536. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index plunged 4.2 percent to end at 19,031. Elsewhere, share prices closed lower in Sydney, Manila and Wellington. Markets in Shanghai and Taipei were closed for the Mid-Autumn Festival. The dollar was […]

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Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Lower

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 2:16 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended sharply lower Monday, while the dollar fell against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped 2.3 percent to close at 8,536. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 77.10 yen, down half a yen from late Friday. The Taipei market was closed for a holiday .

Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted September 9th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost over one-half of one percent to finish at 8,738. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,867. Share prices were higher in Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila and Shanghai. In currency trading, […]

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