Japanese markets closed slightly higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-tenth of one percent to finish at 9,449. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 79.98 yen, a loss of just over one-tenth of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market was closed […]

# US Stocks Decline

U.S. stock market indexes fell in Tuesday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost two-tenths of a percent to end at 12,071. The S&P 500 retreated one-tenth of a percent to hit 1,285 while the NASDAQ slid less than one-tenth of a percent to close at 2,702. European stock markets were higher at the close […]

# US Stocks Rise

U.S. stock market indexes rose in Tuesday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 advanced half a percent while the NASDAQ gained three-tenths of a percent European stock markets were higher at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index gained less than one-tenth of a percent to finish at […]

# US Stocks Rise

U.S. stock market indexes rose in Tuesday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the NASDAQ gained four-tenths of a percent, while the S&P 500 advanced half a percent. European stock markets were higher in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index gained two-tenths of a percent, the CAC-40 in Paris moved up half […]

# European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

European stock prices are higher in midday trading Tuesday. London’s Financial Times index is up about one-quarter of one percent. The CAC 40 in Paris is up about one-half of one percent, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is up more than one-half of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract […]

# Japan’s Nikkei Posts Solid Gains

Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained three-quarters of one percent to finish at 9,443. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.21, a gain of just over one-tenth of a yen from Monday. Gold is trading at $1,547.40 an ounce.

# Japan’s Nikkei Posts Solid Gains

Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly three-quarters of one percent to finish at 9,443. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.30 yen, a gain of nearly one-quarter of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market closed at 9,057, a […]

# US Stocks Close Lower

U.S. stock market were lower at closing Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped half of one percent to 12,090. The S&P 500 fell one percent to 1,286. The Nasdaq Composite Index also lost one percent to close at 2,703. European stock markets were mixed at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index […]

# US Stocks Fall

U.S. stock market indexes fell in Monday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped one-tenth of a percent, the S&P 500 slid four-tenths of a percent and the NASDAQ was off three-tenths of one percent. European stock markets were mixed at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index rose one-tenth of a […]

# US Stocks Fall

U.S. stock market indexes fell in Monday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped two-tenths of a percent, the S&P 500 slid four-tenths of a percent and the NASDAQ was off one-tenth of a percent. European stock markets were mixed in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index rose two-tenths of a percent, the […]