Sep 28, 2018 10:01 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei stock index rose as high as 24,286.10 points, reaching its highest levels since November 1991, on renewed optimism about the global economy and hopes of a boost to exporters' earnings from a weaker yen. It was last up 1.5 percent.
- Apr 11, 2018 08:40 AM IST
In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 slipped below the flat line to trade lower by 0.12 percent. Financials, oil producers and shippers gained, but declines were seen in consumer goods sectors.
- Feb 20, 2018 07:59 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 lost 1.26 percent as financials, manufacturing and energy-related names traded in negative territory, while technology stocks traded mixed.
- Feb 19, 2018 08:03 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.13 percent in early trade, while the Topix index was up 1.2 percent. South Korea's Kospi index gained 0.87 percent.
- Feb 06, 2018 12:26 PM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 6.71 percent, or 1,522.70 points, as stocks across sectors pulled back. Automakers, financials and technology names were lower in the morning, with Toyota down 4.75 percent.
- Feb 05, 2018 10:25 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 1.8 percent in the largest daily drop since late 2016.
- Jan 26, 2018 09:18 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.3 percent lower at 607.77 after reaching a record high above 610 on Wednesday, weighed down after Wall Street shares stalled overnight.
- Jan 22, 2018 07:57 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 hovered around the flat line in the early going. Automakers were mixed: Toyota declined 0.66 percent while Mitsubishi Motors tacked on 1.04 percent. Technology stocks traded mostly higher, with Sony rising 1.09 percent and SoftBank Group advancing 0.71 percent.
- Jan 19, 2018 07:44 AM IST
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.22 percent in early trade. The index had touched a fresh 26-year high in the last session, but pulled back from that level later in the day.
- Dec 22, 2017 07:52 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 hovered around the flat line, with automakers declining slightly in morning trade. Toyota lost 0.6 percent and Honda was lower by 0.67 percent.
- Dec 21, 2017 07:50 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.1 percent in thin trade, while Australian stocks lost 0.3 percent.
- Dec 15, 2017 07:50 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.04 percent in early trade, poised to gain 1.2 percent for the week.
- Dec 08, 2017 08:00 AM IST
The Nikkei 225 advanced 1.12 percent, rebounding after recording a near 2 percent fall in the middle of the week. Also providing support for the increase was the softer yen, which traded above the 113 level to the dollar. Automakers, tech names and trading houses recorded gains.
- Nov 24, 2017 12:19 PM IST
Stock in the Nikkei-225-listed firm was down 330 yen (8.06 per cent) as the market neared the close on Friday, with the wider market fractionally in the green.
- Nov 23, 2017 07:45 AM IST
Down Under, the S&P/ASX 200 shed 0.07 percent. The energy and materials sub-indexes led gains in the broader market after commodity prices strengthened overnight. Those gains, however, were offset by losses in the utilities and consumer discretionary sub-indexes.
- Oct 25, 2017 07:45 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei stock index was up 0.5 percent in early trading, on track for an unprecedented 17th straight session of gains after the victory of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition in Sunday's election raised investors' hopes of continued yen-weakening stimulus.
- Oct 24, 2017 07:35 AM IST
Investors are closely watching China and the 19th Communist Party Congress, which winds up on Tuesday and at which President Xi Jinping is expected to release the composition of the Standing Committee - the apex of power in the country.
- Oct 23, 2017 07:44 AM IST
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a two-thirds "super majority" after winning 312 out of 465 seats available at Sunday's election, Reuters said, citing local media. Abe's solid win at the polls points to a continuation of fiscal and hyper-easy monetary policies under his Abenomics program.
- Oct 20, 2017 07:35 AM IST
Shares in New Zealand slipped 0.1 percent, snapping 13 gaining sessions, after the nationalist New Zealand First Party agreed to form a new government with centre-left Labour Party following weeks of political negotiations.
- Oct 18, 2017 07:45 AM IST
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was flat in early trade after posting gains for the 11th straight session on Tuesday. Most automakers recorded losses while tech stocks were mixed: Mitsubishi Motor was down 1.43 percent, Nissan slid 0.51 percent and SoftBank Group declined 0.32 percent.
- Oct 16, 2017 07:53 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 climbed for a ninth straight day, with investors looking to extend gains after the benchmark index touched a fresh 21-year high in the last session. The index was up 0.7 percent.
- Oct 13, 2017 07:54 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 was little changed, with the index sliding 0.04 percent a day after touching a 21-year high. Gains in retail names were offset by losses in blue-chip auto and tech stocks: Fast Retailing soared 3.53 percent, Toyota was off 0.71 percent and Softbank Group lost 0.45 percent.
- Sep 06, 2017 07:32 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.15 percent.
- Sep 05, 2017 07:44 AM IST
South Korea's benchmark Kospi index made cautious gains, climbing 0.1 percent after closing lower by more than 1 percent in the previous session.
- Aug 25, 2017 07:59 AM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.35 percent, with gains in automakers, trading houses and financials driving the broader rise in the index. Across the Korean strait, the Kospi traded just below the flat line, falling 0.03 percent.