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Japanese stocks lift Asia, yen falls as BOJ overhauls policy

Japanese stocks lift Asia, yen falls as BOJ overhauls policy

Japanese stocks rallied and lifted Asian equities on Wednesday, while the yen weakened after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by adopting a target for long-term interest rates in an overhaul of its massive monetary stimulus programme.

Sep 21, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

Nikkei suffers biggest decline in more than 1 month on Fed hike worries

Japanese stocks posted their biggest decline in more than a month on Monday after comments by U.S. Federal Reserve officials sparked fears of a rate hike as soon as next week, weighing on shares and other risk assets globally.

Sep 12, 2016, 12:24 PM IST
Most Asian markets slump, Tokyo soars on US rate talk

Most Asian markets slump, Tokyo soars on US rate talk

Japanese stocks rallied on a weaker yen but other Asian markets retreated Monday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen hinted at a US interest rate hike by the end of the year.

 

Aug 29, 2016, 09:07 AM IST