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Japan’s Nikkei Closes in Negative Territory

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed down Friday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nearly one and one-quarter percent to finish at 8,951. The dollar was selling at 76.82 yen, a loss of one-tenth of a yen from Thursday. The Taipei market ended its session Friday at 7,757, […]

Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one and one-quarter percent to finish at 9,061. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index earned one-quarter of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,585. Share prices were also higher in Manila, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Shanghai. In currency trading, […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Closes in Positive Territory

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one and one-quarter percent to finish at 9,061. The dollar was selling at 76.85 yen, a gain of nearly one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market ended its session Thursday at 7,758, […]

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Asian Stocks Higher

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just a fraction of one percent to finish at 8,955. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,535. Share prices were also higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Flat in Wednesday Trading

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed virtually unchanged Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just a fraction of one percent to finish at 8,955. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.58 yen, a loss of less than two-tenths of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market finished […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one and one-fourth percent to finish at 8,954. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish the day’s trading at 20,204. Share prices were higher in Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Shanghai. The index in Manila […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Closes on Another High Note

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 3:40 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 gained nearly one and one-fourth percent to finish at 8,954. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.71 yen, a loss of more than one-tenth of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market closed at 7,646, […]

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Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly higher in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose six-tenths of a percent to close at 8,851. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index climbed 1.5 percent to end at 19,871. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Sydney, Wellington and Taipei, while stocks ended lower in Shanghai. Manila markets were closed for a […]

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Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Up

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Monday, while the dollar rose against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose six-tenths of a percent to close at 8,851. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.73 yen, up a tenth of a yen from late Friday. The Taipei market climbed one and eight-tenths percent to close at […]

Asian Markets Mostly Lower

Posted August 26th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly lower in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained three-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,798. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped nine-tenths of a percent , to end at 19,583. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington and Manila. Markets closed slightly higher in Taipei […]

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