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Greek turmoil drives global stocks down


May 16th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The near certainty of Greece's departure from the eurozone, and doubt about what could happen in the aftermath of this, has seen global stocks ... Read more...

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Markets stay in the green (Lead)


June 1st, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Benchmark indices at the Indian equity markets gave up some of their gains after rising rapidly on opening but still managed to hold well above previous closing ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks up after Wall Street’s rally


June 1st, 2009 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 1 (DPA) Tokyo stocks rose Monday following Wall Street's week-ending rally. Nikkei 225 Stock Average gained 75.08 points, or 0.89 percent, 9,597.58, and the broader Topix index of all first-section issues ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks follow Wall Street rally


March 11th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 11 (DPA) Tokyo stocks gained Wednesday morning in the wake of the strong overnight gains on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average soared 283.18 points, or 4.01 percent, to ... Read more...

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Nikkei closes at 26-year low on US economic concerns


March 10th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 10 (DPA) Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average closed at a 26-year low Tuesday after Wall Street fell overnight on lingering concerns over the US economy. The Nikkei index edged down ... Read more...

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Nikkei closes at 26-year low on economic concerns


March 9th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 9 (DPA) Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average Monday dropped to its lowest closing level in more than 26 years on concerns over prospects of the global financial industry and ... Read more...

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Nikkei hits four-month low on Wall Street fall


March 6th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 6 (DPA) Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average hit a four-month low Friday after Wall Street plunged overnight and the yen advanced against the US dollar. The benchmark Nikkei index plunged ... Read more...

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China’s expected stimulus measures boost Tokyo market


March 5th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 5 (DPA) The Japanese market extended gains Thursday as optimism spread that China's economic stimulus measures may help the world economy to recover. After the National People's Congress, the nominal parliament ... Read more...

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Tokyo market ends higher on hopes of stock-boosting measures


March 4th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 4 (DPA) The Tokyo market snapped a two-day losing streak to close modestly higher Wednesday on reports about fresh stimulus measures in China and hopes of market-boosting measures by the ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks fall on concerns over US financial sector


March 3rd, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 3 (DPA) The Japan market ended Tuesday trading lower with the key Nikkei index falling to the lowest level in four months at one point in morning trading on lingering ... Read more...

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Nikkei loses three percent on Wall Street plunge


March 2nd, 2009 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 2 (DPA) Japan's key Nikkei 225 Stock Average lost more than three percent Monday following Wall Street's decline before the weekend and the yen's advance against the dollar. The benchmark Nikkei ... Read more...

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Tokyo market extends gains on weaker yen


February 26th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 26 (DPA) The Tokyo market rose Thursday as investors bought export-oriented issues on a weaker yen. Buying was also spurred by a report the previous day about a government plan to ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks close sharply lower


February 12th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 12 (Xinhua) Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Thursday with the key Nikkei index falling 3.03 percent. The benchmark Nikkei 225 Average plunged 240.58 points to 7,705.36. The broader Topix index shed 17.81 ... Read more...

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Nikkei down 0.83 percent in morning trading


February 5th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 5 (Xinhua) Tokyo stocks fell Thursday morning with the key Nikkei index falling 0.83 percent.The benchmark Nikkei 225 Average shed 66.88 points to 7,972.06, falling below the 8,000 line.The broader ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks rebound on bargain hunting


January 27th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 27 (DPA) Stocks ended Tuesday morning trading higher in Tokyo as investors bought back battered shares after the benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average hit a three-month low the previous day.The ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks open almost unchanged ahead of earnings reports


January 26th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 26 (DPA) Tokyo stocks opened with little action Monday as cautious investors retreated to the sidelines ahead of upcoming corporate earnings reports by major Japanese companies.The Nikkei 225 Stock Average ... Read more...

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Nikkei falls nearly 4 percent on Sony’s projected loss


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 23 (DPA) Japan's key Nikkei 225 Stock Average extended its losses Friday to a two-month low after Sony Corp announced a projected record operating loss for fiscal 2008.The Nikkei index ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks end morning lower


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 22 (DPA) Stocks ended Thursday morning trading in Tokyo lower as investors sold export-oriented issues on the yen's advance against other major currencies.The Nikkei 225 Stock Average dipped 12.03 points, ... Read more...

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Nikkei closes below 8,000 on financial worries (Lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 21 (DPA) Japan's key Nikkei 225 Stock Average fell below 8,000 to end Wednesday trading as the market sentiment was dampened by concerns over the US and European financial sectors.The ... Read more...

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Nikkei falls on financial worries


January 21st, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 21 (DPA) Japan's key Nikkei 225 Stock Average fell below 8,000 to end Wednesday morning trading as the market sentiment was dampened by concerns over the US and European ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks open lower on persistent economic woes


January 20th, 2009 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 20 (Xinhua) Tokyo stocks opened lower Tuesday as investor sentiment remain jittery about global economic outlook.In the first 15 minutes of trading, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 92.59 points, ... Read more...

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Wall Street’s rise, weaker yen push Tokyo stocks up


January 19th, 2009 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 19 (DPA) Stocks opened higher Monday in Tokya on Wall Street's Friday rises and a weaker yen.The Nikkei 225 Stock Average went up 62.92 points, or 0.76 per cent, to ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks open higher on US market’s rebound


January 16th, 2009 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 15 (DPA) Tokyo stocks opened higher Friday on the back of an overnight rebound in the US market and a weaker yen.The Nikkei 225 Stock Average, which lost nearly five ... Read more...

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Nikkei down four percent on Wall Street’s fall


January 15th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 15 (DPA) Japan's benchmark Nikkei index lost four percent by the close of morning trading Thursday after Wall Street plummeted overnight and the Japanese government's machinery orders for November showed ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks end higher on bargain-hunting


January 14th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 14 (DPA) Tokyo stocks closed modestly higher Wednesday as investors bought back previous day's battered-shares, but gains were limited due to lingering economic worries.The Nikkei 225 Stock Average was slightly ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks lose 4 percent on Sony’s expected operating loss


January 13th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 13 (DPA) Stocks lost more than 4 percent in Tokyo Tuesday as market sentiment was dampened by media reports on speculation that Sony Corp would incur an operating loss for ... Read more...

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Nikkei loses 4 percent on renewed economic worry


January 8th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 8 (DPA) Japan's benchmark Nikkei index lost nearly 4 percent at the end of Thursday trading on renewed concerns over the US economy, snapping a seven-day winning streak.The Nikkei 225 ... Read more...

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Hopes on US economic stimulus package boost Tokyo stocks


January 7th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 7 (DPA) The Tokyo stock market extended its winning streak Wednesday on optimism based on the US economic stimulus package.The benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average rose 158.4 points, or 1.74 ... Read more...

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Nikkei closes above 9,000 as trading opens for 2009


January 5th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 5 (DPA) Tokyo's stock market ended the first trading of the New Year in a positive mood Monday.The Nikkei index of 225 leading stocks rose over 9,000 for the first ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks close higher in final trading session


December 30th, 2008 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 30 (Xinhua) Tokyo stocks closed higher Tuesday in the year's final half-day trading session. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average advanced 112.39 points, or 1. 28 percent to 8,859.56. The ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks weak on Toyota loss forecast


December 24th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 24 (DPA) Stocks in Tokyo opened lower Wednesday, after Toyota Motor Corp, Japan's largest automaker, projected its first operating loss in 71 years for the current business year.Following a slump ... Read more...

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Tokyo stocks up on US car rescue plan


December 22nd, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 22 (DPA) Stocks in Tokyo opened stronger Monday after the US announced to guarantee emergency loans to ailing US automakers.Buoyed also by a weaker yen, the benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock ... Read more...

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Japan stocks down despite interest-rate cut


December 19th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 19 (DPA) Stocks in Tokyo closed lower Friday as a decision by the Bank of Japan to lower its key interest rate to 0.1 percent failed to create optimism among ... Read more...

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Asian stocks slide after US auto aid rejected (Lead)


December 12th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 12 (DPA) Asian stocks fell sharply Friday on news of the collapse of a bailout plan for the US car industry and gloom over the effects of the US financial ... Read more...

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Japan stocks slump over US car industry concerns


December 12th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 12 (DPA) Stocks in Japan dropped in early trading Friday, dragged down by opposition to the US car industry bail-out plan by conservative lawmakers in the US Senate.The benchmark Nikkei ... Read more...

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