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Asian Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose a fraction of a percent to close at 9,354. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost four-tenths of a percent to end at 21,600. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Taipei, Seoul, Sydney, Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Wellington and Manila. Markets in Singapore and […]

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Tokyo Stocks Flat, Dollar Up

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended slightly higher Monday, while the dollar edged up against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose a fraction of a percent to close at 9,354. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.26 yen, up two-tenths of a yen from late Friday. Gold was trading at $1,537.65 an ounce.

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Asian Markets Mostly Lower

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly lower in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose a fraction of a percent to close at 9,354. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost four-tenths of a percent to end at 21,600. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington, Taipei and Manila. The dollar was selling at 80.19 yen […]

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Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Flat

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended slightly higher Monday, while the dollar edged up against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index rose a fraction of a percent to close at 9,354. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.18 yen, up a tenth of a yen from late Friday. The Taipei market fell 1.2 percent to close […]

US Stock Indexes Finish Mixed Friday

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Major U.S. stock market indexes finished mixed in Friday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly four tenths of one percent to finish at 12,004, while the S&P 500 increased three-tenths of a percent to end the day at 1,272. The NASDAQ fell nearly three-tenths of a percent to finish at 2,616. European stock […]

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US, European Stocks Edge Higher

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The major U.S. stock market indexes posted gains in Friday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose six-tenths of one percent, while the S&P 500 rose almost six-tenths of a percent. The NASDAQ gained almost three-tenths of a percent. European stock prices closed higher. London’s Financial Times index gained three-tenths of a percent to […]

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US Stocks Rise at Open

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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The major U.S. stock market indexes pushed higher at the start of Friday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose almost seven-tenths of one percent, while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ both gained about three-quarters of a percent. European stock prices also gained in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times index was up one-third of […]

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European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are higher in midday trading Friday. London’s Financial Times index is up just over one-quarter of one percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is up slightly over one percent, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is up more than one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is up 10 […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped more than one-half of one percent to finish at 9,351. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped well over one percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,695. Share prices were lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei and Wellington, but […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Falls Again

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Friday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped more than one-half of one percent to finish at 9,351. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.37, a loss of just over one-quarter of a yen from Thursday. Gold is trading at $1,525.78 an […]

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