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Asian Markets Mixed

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,514. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped eight-tenths of a percent , to end at 22,418. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Taipei and Manila. Markets closed higher in Shanghai, Sydney and Wellington. The dollar […]

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Tokyo Stocks Up, Dollar Down

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Friday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,514. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.08 yen, down three-tenths of a yen from late Thursday. The Taipei market dropped 1.81 percent , to close at 8,838.

US Stocks Close Higher

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes rose in Thursday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced six-tenths of a percent to end at 12,124. The S&P 500 rose seven-tenths of a percent to close at 1,289 and the NASDAQ composite index gained a third of a percent to finish at 2,685. European stock markets were higher at […]

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US Stocks Rise

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes rose in Thursday’s middday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 rose nine-tenths of a percent and the NASDAQ gained half a percent. European stock markets were higher at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index gained eight-tenths of a percent to end at 5,856. The […]

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US Stocks Rise

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes rose in Thursday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 rose six-tenths of a percent and the NASDAQ gained three-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were higher in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index gained seven-tenths of a percent, the CAC-40 in Paris moved up […]

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European Stocks Mixed in Midday Trading

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are mixed in midday trading Thursday. London’s Financial Times index and the CAC-40 in Paris are virtually unchanged, while the DAX index in Frankfurt is up two-tenths of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is up more than five points, indicating a higher opening. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained two-tenths […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,467. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,609. Share prices were higher in Bangkok and Sydney, but lower in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Loses Ground

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,467. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.01, a gain of more than one-tenth of a yen from Wednesday. Gold is trading at $1,534.33 an ounce.

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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,467. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,609. Share prices were higher in Sydney, but lower in Manila, Shanghai, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Rises, Dollar Falls

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,467. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.08 yen, a gain of nearly one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market closed at 9,001, a […]

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