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Japan’s Nikkei Index Enjoys Upswing

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to finish at 8,774. The dollar was selling at 76.66 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Monday. Gold is trading at $1,662.56 an ounce.

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Asian Stocks Higher

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed higher Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to finish at 8,774. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly two and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,142. Share prices were also higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Index Enjoys Upswing

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is slightly higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to finish at 8,774. The dollar was selling at 76.70 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market ended the day’s trading at 7,399, an increase […]

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US Stocks Advance Sharply in Monday Trading

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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(adds US closing)) U.S. and European stock indexes advanced sharply in Monday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up nearly 3 percent to close at 11,433. The broader S&P 500 index was up almost 3.5 percent at 1,195, and the NASDAQ was up 3.5 percent to end at 2,566. European stock markets closed higher. […]

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US Stocks Advance in Early Monday Trading

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. and European stock indexes advanced sharply in Monday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 2.5 percent, while the S&P 500 index is ahead 2.9 percent. The NASDAQ is up more than 3 percent. European stock markets closed higher. London’s Financial Times 100 index ended up 1.8 percent to finish at 5,399. The […]

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US Stocks Advance in Early Monday Trading

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes moved up in early trading Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 index and the NASDAQ are all ahead by more than 2 percent. European stock markets also advanced in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index and the CAC-40 in Paris are both ahead by more than 1.2 percent. […]

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European Markets Higher at Midday

Posted October 10th, 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 5,354. The CAC-40 in Paris rose 1.05 percent , to 3,128. And the DAX in Frankfurt gained half a percent , at 5,702. The S&P futures contract was up 16 points, indicating a higher […]

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Asian Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Monday. Tokyo markets were closed Monday for a national holiday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose slightly to end at 17,711. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Taipei, Seoul, Sydney, Mumbai, Singapore, Bangkok, Jakarta and Manila. Markets closed lower in Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur and Wellington. The U.S. dollar was […]

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Tokyo Markets Closed, Dollar Down

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Tokyo markets were closed Monday for a national holiday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. The dollar was selling at 76.59 yen in currency trading, down one-tenth of a yen from late Friday. Gold was trading at $1,662.15 an ounce.

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Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly higher in trading Monday. Tokyo markets were closed Monday for a national holiday . Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose slightly to end at 17,711. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Taipei, Sydney and Manila. Markets closed lower in Shanghai and Wellington. The dollar was selling at 76.65 yen in […]

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