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Tokyo stocks open down 0.49%

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 05:51

Tokyo stocks opened 0.49 percent lower on Tuesday after a setback on Wall Street and the dollar`s fall against the yen.

Euro, yen edge higher in quiet forex market

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 04:02

The euro was slightly higher against the dollar while the yen picked up a little ground in mostly quiet forex market action on Monday.

Tokyo stocks open up 0.52%

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 06:13

Tokyo stocks opened 0.52 percent higher on Wednesday after Wall Street powered to new record closings.

US dollar at 5-year low vs pound; rises vs yen, euro

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 04:51

Fresh records in the US equity market Tuesday lifted the dollar against the euro and the yen, but the greenback fell to a new five-year low against the British pound.

Yen slips as BoJ calls for more reform in Tokyo

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 08:43

The BoJ held monetary policy in place after a two-day meeting, as expected.

Asian stocks fall, oil up on escalating Iraq war, yen buoyant

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 09:34

Asian equities fell and crude oil hovered near nine-month highs early on Friday as escalating civil war in Iraq hit risk appetite.

Tokyo stocks open up 0.84%

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 09:10

Tokyo stocks opened 0.84 percent higher on Monday, boosted by a weak yen and yet another record-setting advance on Wall Street after a solid US jobs report last week.

Japan`s economy grows 1.6% in January-March

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 09:08

Japan`s economy saw its strongest expansion in more than two years during the first quarter of 2013, revised data showed Monday, but a sales tax rise has weighed on growth since the levy hike.

Asian shares steady, rising U.S. yields bolster dollar

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 10:06

Asian shares were steady on Wednesday and the dollar benefited from rising U.S. Treasury yields, while the euro remained under pressure ahead of expected easing steps from the European Central Bank.

Tokyo stocks open up 1.03%

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 10:06

Tokyo stocks opened 1.03 percent higher Tuesday on a weaker yen and continued advances on Wall Street, extending gains after jumping more than two percent on Monday.

Tokyo shares lead Asia up on Wall Street, China PMI, euro shaky

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 11:05

Upbeat China factory data and another closing record on Wall Street boosted Asian shares on Monday, while the euro held recent gains against the dollar but remained shaky ahead of a closely watched European Central Bank meeting.

Nikkei hits 8-wk high on China PMI, Japan capex; Dai-ichi Life dives

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 09:07

Japan`s Nikkei share average climbed to an eight-week high after strong Chinese factory data and rising Japanese corporate spending lifted sentiment.