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Japan’s Nikkei Posts Loss

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one and one-half percent to finish at 8,742. The dollar was selling at 76.74 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Monday. Gold is trading at $1,656.00 an ounce.

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one and one-half percent to finish at 8,742. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index plunged nearly four and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,076. Share prices were also lower in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the U.S. […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Posts Huge Losses

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is unchanged in trading against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one and one-half percent to finish at 8,742. The dollar was selling at 76.83 yen. The Taipei market closed at 7,359, a loss of over one and one-quarter percent .

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US Stocks Slide In Monday’s Trading

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks fell in Monday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 2.1 percent to close at 11,398. The S&P 500 slid 1.9 percent to end at 1,201. The NASDAQ fell 2 percent to finish at 2,615. European stocks also were lower at the close. London’s Financial Times 100 index slid a half-percent to finish […]

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US Stocks Slide in Midday Trading Monday

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks fell in midday trading Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 1.5 percent. The S&P 500 is off 1.3 percent, while the NASDAQ composite index is down 1.6 percent. European stocks closed lower. London’s Financial Times 100 index slid one-half of one percent to finish at 5,437. The CAC-40 in Paris ended […]

European Markets Up at Midday

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks fell in early trading Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the NASDAQ composite index are both down six-tenths of one percent, while the S&P 500 index is off seven-tenths of a percent. European stocks are lower in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index is off two-tenths of one percent. The CAC-40 […]

European Markets Up at Midday

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were higher in midday trading Monday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up nearly one percent to 5,518. The CAC-40 in Paris gained six-tenths of a percent to 3,238. And the DAX in Frankfurt rose nine-tenths of a percent to 6,021. The S&P futures contract was up two points, indicating a slightly […]

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Asian Markets Close Up

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed higher Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.5 percent to close at 8,880. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped 2 percent to end at 18,874. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Wellington and Manila. Markets also closed up in Shanghai, Seoul, Sydney, Singapore and Bangkok. Mumbai stocks slipped. […]

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Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Up

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Monday, while the dollar gained against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.5 percent to close at 8,880. The dollar was selling at 77.40 yen in currency trading, up two-tenths of a yen from late Friday. Gold was trading at $1,694.19 an ounce.

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Asian Markets Up

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were higher in Monday trading. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.5 percent to close at 8,880. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped two percent , to end at 18,874. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington, Taipei and Manila. The dollar was selling at 77.38 yen in currency trading, up two-tenths […]

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