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Asian Markets Mostly Lower

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were mostly lower in early trading 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 higher in Shanghai and Taipei. Markets closed lower in Sydney, Wellington and Manila. In currency […]

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Tokyo Stocks, Dollar Down

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 2:25 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 80.68 yen, down two-tenths of a yen from late Thursday. The Taipei market gained six-tenths of a percent , to close […]

US Stocks Close Mixed

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were mixed at closing Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell three-tenths of one percent to close at 12,249. The S&P 500 was down one-tenth of one percent to finish at 1,313. The Nasdaq composite index rose two-tenths of a percent to end at 2,773. European stock markets were lower at the close […]

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US Stocks Fall

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes declined in Thursday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost four-tenths of a percent, the S&P 500 moved down three-tenths, while the NASDAQ slid one-tenth of a percent. European stock markets were lower at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index lost 1.4 percent to end at 5,848. […]

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US Stocks Rise

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 9:45 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 moved up one-tenth of a percent while the NASDAQ gained two-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were lower in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index lost eight-tenths of a percent, the CAC 40 in Paris […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted June 2nd, 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 seven-tenths of a percent . The CAC-40 in Paris is down 1.1 percent , and the DAX index in Frankfurt is down one percent . In New York, the S&P futures contract is up three points, indicating a higher opening. […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Lower

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped nearly one and three-quarter percent to finish at 9,555. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost just over one and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 23,254. Share prices were also lower in Bangkok, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Plunges

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is slightly lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped nearly one and three-quarter percent to finish at 9,555. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.90, a loss of one-fifth of a yen from Wednesday. Gold is trading at $1,540.89 an ounce.

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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly lower Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped nearly one and three-quarter percent to finish at 9,555. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost just over one and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 23,254. Share prices were also lower in Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, but higher in Manila. In […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Plunges

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is virtually unchanged against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped nearly one and three-quarter percent to finish at 9,555. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.93 yen. The Taipei market closed at 8,991, a loss of more than three-quarters of one percent .

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