Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 12:54
The Nikkei rose 2.1 percent to 14,337.79, with news government-controlled Japan Post Insurance Life is ramping up its investment in Japanese stocks providing the icing on the cake.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 09:39
US stocks mostly rose on Wednesday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalled continued support for the economy, but the Nasdaq fell for a second session as momentum names sold off.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 12:09
The Fed said it would reduce its monthly bond purchases to USD 45 billion from USD 55 billion.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 10:00
The central bank, as expected, continued a plan to gradually taper its bond-buying stimulus program.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 17:00
Some BOJ-watchers, however, detected a note of caution in the bank`s assessment.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 10:17
Gold rose 0.1 percent to USD 1,290.91 an ounce Thursday, after gaining 0.8 percent on Wednesday, the metal`s biggest one-day jump in nearly three weeks.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 10:58
Gold hit a fresh seven-week low on Tuesday, after posting its first monthly drop of the year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 11:17
Gold price added USD 4.43 to USD 1,313.55 an ounce, off Monday`s trough of USD 1,307.54, its weakest since February 20.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 09:59
Cash gold hit a low of USD 1,325.34 an ounce, the weakest since February 28, and stood at USD 1,328.84 by 0012 GMT, down USD 2.00.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 03:22
US COMEX gold futures for April delivery settled up USD 6.70 an ounce at USD 1,323.60.
Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 04:12
Signs of stabilization after a sharp emerging market selloff, which had boosted gold prices earlier this week, also hit gold`s safe-haven appeal.
Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 00:04
Gold price fell 2 percent on Thursday, on track for its biggest one-day drop in more than a month.
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