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Asian Markets Close Lower

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell 1.2 percent to close at 9,380. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Sydney, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Jakarta, Wellington and Manila. Mumbai markets edged up slightly. Markets in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taipei were closed for the Dragon Boat Festival, while Seoul markets were closed […]

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Tokyo Markets, Dollar Down

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Monday, while the dollar was flat against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell 1.2 percent to close at 9,380. The dollar was selling at 80.18 yen in currency trading, down slightly from late Friday. Gold was trading at $1,544.16 an ounce.

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Asian Markets Lower

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were lower in trading Monday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell 1.2 percent to close at 9,380. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Sydney, Wellington and Manila. Markets in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taipei were closed for the Dragon Boat Festival. The dollar was selling at 80.18 yen in currency trading, down slightly from […]

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Tokyo Markets Down, Dollar Flat

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Monday, while the dollar was flat against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell 1.2 percent to close at 9,380. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.34 yen, unchanged from late Friday. The Taipei market gained six-tenths of a percent to close at 9,046

US Stocks Fall

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes fell in Friday’s trading after some disappointing economic reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped eight-tenths of a percent to close at 12,151. The S&P was off one percent to finish at 1,300 while the NASDAQ slid 1.5 percent to hit 2,733. European stock markets were up at the close of […]

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US Stocks Fall

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes fell in Friday’s midday trading after some disappointing reports on the U.S. labor market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 were off by six-tenths of one percent while the NASDAQ slid seven-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were up at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times […]

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US Stocks Fall

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes fell in Friday’s morning trading after some disappointing reports on the U.S. labor market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ all dropped half a percent. European stock markets were mixed in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index gained one-tenth of a percent, the CAC-40 in […]

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European Markets Flat at Midday

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were flat in midday trading Friday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was nearly unchanged , to 5,850. The CAC-40 in Paris was down slightly , to 3,888. And the DAX in Frankfurt was up a quarter of a percent , at 7,092. The S&P futures contract was down six points, indicating a […]

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Asian Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Friday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost two-thirds of a percent , to close at 9,492. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index dropped 1.31 percent , to end at 22,950. Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Seoul, Sydney, Mumbai, Singapore, Bangkok, Wellington and Manila. Markets closed higher in Shanghai, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur […]

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Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Down

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Friday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost two-thirds of a percent , to close at 9,492. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.61 yen, down three-tenths of a yen from late Thursday. Gold was trading at $1,531.78 an ounce.

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