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Tokyo`s Nikkei stock index closes 3.01% higher

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:32

Bargain-hunting helped drive Tokyo`s strong gains, while shares of market heavyweight SoftBank soared 8.50 percent to 7,604 yen.

Nikkei slips to new six-month low on Wall St slide, Ukraine jitters

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 09:27

Bargain hunting in large caps like Toyota Motor Corp offered some support and helped the benchmark Nikkei trim earlier losses.

ECB says further euro strengthening would trigger looser monetary policy

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 00:16

A further strengthening of the euro exchange rate would require more loosening in the European Central Bank`s monetary policy to keep the overall policy stance as accommodative as it is now, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Saturday.

Euro gains as IMF pushes ECB to act on deflation

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 09:42

IMF chief economist Olivier Blanchard said action was needed "soon", noting that the ECB was already reviewing its options.

Asia braces for US jobs test, euro nurses losses

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 07:05

Asian markets settled in for a subdued session on Friday as investors counted down the hours to the US jobs report, while the euro nursed a grudge after the European Central Bank opened the door to more aggressive easing, albeit not just yet.

Nikkei hits three-week high on weak yen, Renesas jumps on Apple news

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 12:42

The Nikkei ended up 1.0 percent at 14,946.32, the highest closing level since March 11.

Euro soft as yields fall, China stimulus talk aids stocks

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 08:53

The euro was wallowing near three-week lows in Asia on Friday as speculation intensified that the European Central Bank might ease policy further, while similar hopes of stimulus in China gave a fillip to Asian shares.

Asian shares on defensive, hoping for China stimulus plan

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 08:41

Asian shares were in a defensive mode on Tuesday after Wall Street fell overnight, though still-vague hopes of a new stimulus plan in China could improve investor sentiment.

Asia shares pare gains after weak China survey

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 09:15

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.2 percent after the China data`s release after gaining as much as 0.5 percent.

Nikkei slumps to six-week lows after Yellen's rate comment jolts markets

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 13:20

The JPX-Nikkei Index 400, a gauge comprising firms with high return on equity and strong corporate governance, was down 1.4 percent at 10,390.25.

Nikkei rises to one-week high as worries on Ukraine contained

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 13:51

The Nikkei ended 0.4 percent higher to 14,462.52, the highest closing point since March 13, moving further away from a six-week low of 14,203.21 hit on Monday.

Nikkei choppy on Ukraine anxiety; SoftBank soars on Alibaba news

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 10:41

Trading was choppy as investors remained on edge after citizens of Crimea voted overwhelmingly to break with Ukraine to join Russia on Sunday.