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Slight Losses on Japan’s Nikkei

Posted September 9th, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Friday, while the U.S. dollar is virtually unchanged in trading against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost over one-half of one percent to finish at 8,738. The dollar was selling at 77.50 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Thursday. The Taipei market finished at 7,611, a […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 8,793. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell nearly three-quarters of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,913. Share prices were higher in Manila, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Shanghai. In currency […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Enjoys Slight Gains

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed slightly higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 8,793. The dollar was selling at 77.35 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market ended at 7,548, a […]

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Asian Stocks Higher

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over two percent to finish at 8,763. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,048. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at […]

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Positive Turnaround for Japan’s Nikkei

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 2:20 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 just over two percent to finish at 8,763. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 77.32 yen, a loss of more than one-quarter of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market closed out the day’s […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nearly two and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,591. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up half a percent to finish the day’s trading at 19,710. Share prices were lower in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar was selling […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Plummets

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nearly two and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,591. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.84 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market finished at 7,367, a […]

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Asian Markets Lower, Dollar Gains

Posted September 5th, 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 nearly two percent , to close at 8,784. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost nearly three percent , to end at 19,616. Elsewhere share prices were lower in Manila, Wellington, Taipei, Sydney and Shanghai. The dollar was selling at 76.85 yen, up […]

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Tokyo Stoks Plunge, Dollar Lower

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices plunged Monday, while the dollar fell against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped nearly two percent , to close at 8,784. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.74 yen, down a fraction from late Friday. The Taipei market lost 2.65 percent , to finish at 7,552.

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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nearly one and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,951. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost just over one and three-quarters percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,213. Share prices were higher in Manila, but lower in Shanghai, Wellington, Taipei, and Sydney. In currency […]

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