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Tokyo Markets Up, Dollar Down

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 5:15 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 1.9 percent to close at 8,844. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.20 yen, down slightly from late Friday. Gold was trading at $1,646.93 an ounce.

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Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Up

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 2:30 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 1.9 percent to close at 8,844. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.33 yen, up slightly from late Friday. The Taipei market jumped 3 percent to close at 7,470.

US Stocks Make Strong Gains

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes moved up sharply in Friday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.3 percent to close at 11,809. The S&P 500 index advanced 1.9 percent to end at 1,238 while the NASDAQ moved up 1.5 percent to hit 2,637. European stocks were higher at the close. London’s Financial Times index rose 1.9 […]

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US Stocks Advance Sharply in Midday Friday Trading

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes are up sharply in midday trading Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is ahead 1.8 percent. The S&P 500 index is up 1.5 percent, while the NASDAQ composite index is ahead 1.3 percent. Stocks closed markedly higher in Europe. London’s Financial Times index ended up 1.9 percent to close at 5,489. The […]

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US Stocks Advance in Early Friday Trading

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes are up in early trading Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index are both ahead 1.4 percent, while the NASDAQ composite index is up 1.2 percent. Stocks are up sharply in afternoon trading in Europe. London’s Financial Times index is up 1.4 percent, while the CAC-40 in Paris […]

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European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are higher in midday trading Friday. London’s Financial Times index, the DAX index in Frankfurt and the CAC-40 in Paris are all up nearly one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is up more than seven points, indicating a higher opening. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost a fraction of a percent […]

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Nikkei Falls Slightly, Dollar Slips

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended slightly lower Friday, while the dollar was down narrowly against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost a fraction of a percent to finish at 8,677. The dollar was selling at 76.67 yen in currency trading, a loss of just over a tenth of a yen from Thursday. Gold was trading at […]

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Japanese Markets Down as Dollar Dips a Fraction

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed slightly lower Friday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost a fraction of a percent to finish at 8,677. The dollar was selling at 76.76 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Thursday. The Taipei market closed at 7,254, gaining just […]

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US Stocks Mixed

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were mixed in Thursday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose three-tenths of a percent to close at 11,542. The S&P 500 gained half a percent to end at 1,215 while the NASDAQ moved down two-tenths of a percent to reach 2,599. European stock prices were down sharply by the end of Thursday’s […]

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US Stocks Decline

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks declined in Thursday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 dropped six-tenths of a percent while the NASDAQ moved down 1.2 percent. European stock prices were down sharply by the end of Thursday’s trading. London’s Financial Times index slid 1.2 percent to close at 5,385. The CAC-40 in Paris […]

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