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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 07:26
Asian share markets added to their recent rally on Wednesday as investors chose to accentuate the positive in a mixed bag of global economic data, pressuring the safe haven yen to a 10-week trough.
Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 09:00
The Nikkei share average fell 395.04 points to 14,420.94 in mid-morning trade after dropping to a low of 14,408.62 earlier, the weakest since February 17.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 10:48
Asian shares cautiously rebounded from two-week lows on Thursday though investors were in no mood to embrace risk ahead of a batch of Chinese data that may offer clues about the extent of its economic slowdown.
Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 11:39
Novak Djokovic made it safely into the third round of the Indian Wells ATP Masters on Sunday, but said his straight-sets win over Victor Hanescu left room for improvement.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 19:15
Defending champion Kei Nishikori will face big-serving Croatian Ivo Karlovic in Sunday`s final of the $647,000 ATP US National Indoor Championships after each breezed to a semi-final victory on Saturday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 15:11
Taiwan`s defence minister is visiting Singapore to shore up military relations which were reportedly damaged after his predecessor`s visit in 2012 was publicly disclosed, a military source and local media said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 12:23
Asian shares regained a measure of stability on Friday, stepping further away from five-month lows after a strong rally on Wall Street and hopeful signs the upcoming U.S. payroll report could put some global growth concerns to rest.
Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 10:41
Traders flocked to the yen in Asia Monday on growing worries about emerging economies, as a report suggested Asian central banks were intervening in forex markets to protect their currencies.
Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 09:34
Japan`s trade deficit swelled to a record USD 112 billion last year, official data showed Monday, as the country`s post-Fukushima energy bills soared, outstripping a rise in shipments overseas.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 13:59
Taiwan has said it plans to slash its armed forces by up to 20 per cent from 215,000 over the next five years, in the latest sign of warming ties with former rival China.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 09:37
The yen hovered near a four-week high against the dollar after last week's surprisingly weak jobs report raised concerns about the U.S. growth outlook.
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