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Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly higher in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nine-tenths of a percent , to close at 9,679. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped 1.90 percent , to end at 22,172. Elsewhere, share prices were higher in Shanghai, Sydney and Manila. Markets closed lower in Taipei and Jakarta. The dollar […]

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Tokyo Stocks Up, Dollar Flat

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 2:20 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 nine-tenths of a percent , to close at 9,679. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.49 yen, nearly unchanged from late Thursday. The Taipei market lost four-tenths of a percent , to close at 8,533.

US Stocks Mixed

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes were mixed in Thursday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated half a percent to close at 12,050. The S&P 500 lost three-tenths of a percent to finish at 1,284 while the NASDAQ advanced seven-tenths of a percent to end at 2,687. European stock markets were lower at the close of […]

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US Stocks Decline

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes fell sharply in Thursday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated 1.2 percent, the S&P 500 lost 1.1 percent, and the NASDAQ dropped two-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were lower at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index lost 1.7 percent to close at 5,674. The […]

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US Stocks Decline

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes fell sharply in Thursday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated 1.7 percent, the S&P 500 lost 1.8 percent and the NASDAQ dropped 1.6 percent. European stock markets were lower in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index lost 1.5 percent, the CAC-40 in Paris moved down 2.1 percent, and […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are lower in midday trading Thursday. London’s Financial Times index is down just over one percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is down one and one-half percent, and the DAX index in Frankfurt is down nearly one and one-quarter percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is down eight points, indicating a […]

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Asia Markets Close Mixed

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mixed Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,597. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost almost one-half of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,759. Share prices were higher in Jakarta, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore and Wellington, but lower in Bangkok, Kuala […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Loses Ground

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,597. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.58, a gain of more than one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday. Gold is trading at $1,542.38 an […]

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Asian Stocks Mixed

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,597. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost almost one-half of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,759. Share prices were higher in Shanghai and Wellington, but lower in Manila, Sydney and Taipei. In currency […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Loses Ground

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,597. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.40 yen, a gain of just over one-tenth of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market lost well […]

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