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Asian Markets Higher

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were higher in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose one percent to close at 9,965. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped one-and-two-thirds percent to end at 22,770. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington, Taipei and Manila. The dollar was selling at 80.62 yen in currency trading, down two-tenths of […]

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Tokyo Stocks Up, Dollar Down

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Monday, while the dollar dipped against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose one percent to close at 9,965. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.72 yen, down one-tenth of a yen from late Friday. The Taipei market closed up four-tenths of a percent to close at 8,775.

US Stocks Rise

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes rose in Friday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 1.4 percent to end at 12,583. The S&P 500 rose 1.4 percent to finish at 1,340 while the NASDAQ gained 1.5 percent to close at 2,816. European stock markets were higher at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index […]

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US Stocks Rise

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes rose in Friday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 rose 1.1 percent while the NASDAQ gained 1.3 percent. European stock markets were higher at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index rose seven-tenths of a percent to end at 5,990. The CAC-40 in Paris […]

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US Stocks Rise

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes rose in Friday’s morning trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced nine-tenths of one percent, the S&P 500 rose seven-tenths of a percent and the NASDAQ gained eight-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were higher in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index and the CAC-40 in Paris moved up […]

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European Markets Higher at Midday

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were higher in midday trading Friday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up four-tenths of a percent , to 5,968. The CAC-40 in Paris was up slightly , to 3,986. And the DAX in Frankfurt was also up slightly , at 7,388. The S&P futures contract was up one point, indicating a […]

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Asian Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,868. Hong Kong markets were closed for a holiday . Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Taipei, Seoul, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Wellington and Manila. Markets closed lower in Shanghai, Sydney and Mumbai. Bangkok markets were closed […]

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Tokyo Markets, Dollar Up

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Friday, while the dollar was flat against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,868. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.70 yen, up slightly from late Thursday. Gold was trading at $1,493.90 an ounce.

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Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly higher in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,868. Hong Kong markets were closed for a holiday . Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Taipei, Wellington and Manila. Markets closed lower in Shanghai and Sydney. In currency trading, the dollar was selling […]

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Tokyo Markets Up, Dollar Flat

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Friday, while the dollar was flat against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,868. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.60 yen, nearly unchanged from late Thursday. The Taipei market gained one percent , to close at 8,740.

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