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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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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 Manila, Shanghai, Taipei and Wellington, but higher in Sydney. In currency trading, […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Falls Again

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Friday, while the U.S. dollar is unchanged 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 80.63 yen. The Taipei market finished the day’s trading at 8,636, a loss of nearly one-quarter of one […]

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Mixed Close for Major US Stocks

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The major U.S. stock indexes were mixed at the close of Thursday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained a half-percent to end at 11,962. The S&P 500 Index rose two-tenths of a percent to close at 1,268. And the NASDAQ fell almost three-tenths of a percent to end at 2,624. European stock prices closed […]

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US Stocks Push Higher

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The major U.S. stock indexes posted slight gains in Thursday’s midday trading, following reports on jobless claims and the housing market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up six-tenths of one percent. The S&P 500 Index rose almost half a percent. And the NASDAQ gained one-quarter of a percent. European stock prices closed lower. London’s […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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The major U.S. stock indexes were mixed at the start of Thursday’s trading, following reports on jobless claims and the housing market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up slightly, while the S&P 500 Index gained one-tenth of a percent and the NASDAQ fell almost two-tenths of a percent. European stock prices were lower in […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are lower in midday trading Thursday. London’s Financial Times index is down one and one-quarter percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is down over one percent, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is down over three-quarters of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is down three points, indicating […]

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Asia Markets Close Lower

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index plunged nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish at 9,411. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost one and three-quarters percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,953. Share prices were also lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and […]

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Major Losses on Japan’s Nikkei

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index plunged nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish at 9,411. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.65, a loss of more than one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday. Gold is trading at $1,524.80 an ounce.

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Asian Stocks Lower

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index plunged nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish at 9,411. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish the day’s trading at 21,957. Share prices were also lower in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar was […]

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Major Losses on Japan’s Nikkei

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index plunged nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish at 9,411. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.79 yen, a loss of nearly one-fifth of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market closed at 8,654, a […]

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