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Tokyo shares open higher on rising dollar

A woman takes a picture of electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Tokyo shares opened higher on Tuesday, lifted by a strong dollar after a weak lead from Wall Street.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tokyo shares open 1.18 percent higher

Pedestrians walk past a share price board in Tokyo on May 30, 2013. Tokyo stocks tumbled more than three percent in opening trade May 30 after falls on Wall Street and the dollar's drop against the yen. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 3.12 percent, or 446.53 points, to 13,879.93 in the first few minutes of trading.  AFP/ KAZUHIRO NOGI

Japanese shares opened 1.18 percent higher on Friday following a rally on European markets after the eurozone and British central banks signalled that easy-money policies will remain in place.

Posted: July 5th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tokyo stocks open up 1.82 percent

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Tokyo stocks opened 1.82 percent higher on Friday following the dollar’s surge past the 100 yen mark overnight.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tokyo shares open lower but seen buoyant

A man looks at the share price of Japan Airlines on an electronic stock board after a ceremony to mark its relisting at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo. AP FILE PHOTO

Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower Friday despite another record performance on Wall Street but analysts said the market was still on an overall upward trajectory, supported by the weak yen.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tokyo stocks give up early gains by break

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Tokyo stocks lost early gains Friday morning as investors took their bets off the table in low-volume trade with many regional and overseas markets closed for public holidays, dealers said.

Posted: March 29th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Japanese stocks open 1.09 percent lower

A man checks his cell phone outside a securities firm in Tokyo on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Asian markets climbed Tuesday following a big sell-off in the previous session, with Shanghai leading the rebound as China's annual parliamentary gathering kicked off.  AP PHOTO/JUNJI KUROKAWA

Tokyo stocks opened 1.09 percent lower on Friday due to uncertainty over the Cyprus banking crisis and a higher yen.

Posted: March 22nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tokyo stocks open up 0.82 percent

People walk past an electronic board showing the Nikkei 225 index, outside a securities company in Tokyo, Thursday, March 7, 2013.  AP

Tokyo stocks opened 0.82 percent higher on Friday, taking its cue from the United States after Wall Street hit an all-time high.

Posted: March 8th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tokyo stocks leap 3 percent in early trade

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Tokyo stocks jumped more than three percent on Friday, the first day of 2013 trading, following global rallies on a US deal to avert a “fiscal cliff” of tax hikes and huge spending cuts.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asia stocks higher ahead of US jobs report

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In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, file photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A pair of encouraging economic reports helped nudge the stock market higher Wednesday. Measures of business activity in the service sector and job growth last month came in better than economists had expected. AP/Richard Drew

Encouraging retail sales and a better-than-expected jobs report from the U.S. helped boost Asian stock markets Friday ahead of a monthly report on employment in the world’s top economy.

Posted: October 5th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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