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Tokyo Markets Up, Dollar Down

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Monday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose 1.5 percent to close at 8,880. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 77.12 yen, down a tenth of a yen from late Friday. The Taipei market gained 1.4 percent to close at 7,461.

US Stocks Rise In Friday’s Trading

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks made strong gains in Friday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.5 percent to close at 11,644. The S&P 500 advanced 1.7 percent to end at 1,225 while the NASDAQ moved up 1.8 percent to finish at 2,668. European stock markets were higher at the close of Friday’s trading. London’s Financial Times […]

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US Stocks Rise In Friday’s Midday Trading

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks made strong gains in Friday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose seven-tenths of a percent, the S&P 500 advanced nine-tenths of a percent while the NASDAQ moved up eight-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were higher at the close of Friday’s trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up 1.2 […]

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US Stocks Rise

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks made strong gains in Friday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.1 percent, the S&P 500 advanced 1.4 percent while the NASDAQ moved up 1.5 percent. European stock markets were higher in Friday’s afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up 1.6 percent, the CAC-40 in Paris gained 1.9 percent […]

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European Markets Higher at Midday

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were higher in midday trading Friday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up 1.08 percent , to 5,462. The CAC-40 in Paris was up 1.09 percent , to 3,222. And the DAX in Frankfurt was up nine-tenths of a percent , at 5,967. The S&P futures contract was up 11 points, indicating […]

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Asian Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nine-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,747. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped 1.36 percent , to end at 18,502. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Taipei, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Wellington. Markets closed higher in Seoul, Mumbai, Singapore, Bangkok and […]

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Tokyo Stocks Down, Dollar Unchanged

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Friday, while the dollar was steady against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nine-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,747. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.93 yen, unchanged from late Thursday. Gold was trading at $1,677.23 an ounce.

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Asian Markets Close Lower

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were lower in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nine-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,747. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped 1.36 percent , to end at 18,502. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Taipei, Sydney, Shanghai and Wellington. Manila markets closed up slightly In currency trading, the […]

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Tokyo Stocks Down, Dollar Unchanged

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Friday, while the dollar was steady against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost nine-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,747. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.92 yen, unchanged from late Thursday. The Taipei market dropped one percent , to close at 7,358.

US Stocks Mixed At the Close of Thursday’s Trading

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes were mixed in Thursday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost a third of a percent to end at 11,478. The S&P 500 index dropped three-tenths of a percent to close at 1,204. The NASDAQ index rose six-tenths of a percent to end at 2,620. European stock prices were lower at the […]

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