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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.

Japanese stocks sink as Wall Street selloff spreads

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 10:41

Japanese shares sank to six-month lows on Friday as an escalating selloff on Wall Street spread to Asia and slugged markets that had been fairly resilient up to now.

Nikkei rises to 3-week high on China hopes, weak yen

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 14:12

The Nikkei ended 0.8 percent higher to 15,071.88 points, the highest close since March 11.

Asian stocks at 4-month high on US data

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 10:43

Tokyo`s Nikkei outperformed to gain 0.9 percent.

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.

Asian stocks edge up on hopes of China stimulus

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 11:49

Asian stocks edged higher in a cautious start to the week on Monday, with investors holding out hope that China would take steps to stimulate its economy.

Nikkei hits 2-1/2-week high on China hopes, soft yen spurs exporters

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 08:36

The benchmark Nikkei advanced to 14,839.54 at the opening, its highest level since March 13, and was last traded at 14,808.35, 0.8 percent higher on the day.

Nikkei falls more than 1% on Ukraine, pension fund selling

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 08:40

Japanese shares fell more than one percent on Thursday, hit by renewed anxiety over the crisis in Ukraine and pressured by Japanese pension fund selling ahead of the financial year-end next week.

Asia shares make feeble start after Wall Street stumbles

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 05:21

Asian markets got off to a skittish start on Thursday following a late dip on Wall Street amid talk of tougher sanctions on Russia and a drop in technology stocks.

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.