|Day's range||21,663.99 - 21,873.74|
|52-week range||20,347.49 - 24,448.07|
U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower in early trading Friday, erasing some of the market's gains from a day earlier. Losses in technology companies, big retailers and banks outweighed gains in health care ...
World markets were subdued on Friday as trade tensions and political risks surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union kept investor cautious. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC lost 0.2 percent to 5,021 ...
Tokyo stocks fell for the second straight session on Friday, weighed down by the tech sector, after shares in US chip firms plunged in after-hours trading on concern about their outlook. "Shares in Nvidia and other US semiconductor manufacturers plunged in after-hours trading due to concerns about their earnings, which triggered a sell-off in the tech sector," said Toshikazu Horiuchi, a broker at IwaiCosmo Securities. "Nintendo, which uses Nvidia's processors, fell sharply on speculation that Nvidia's forecast would indicate a slowdown in Nintendo Switch sales," he told AFP.
The Nikkei was poised to be today’s worst performer in Asia, down 0.6%, as the benchmark was hit by weakness in electronics stocks after downbeat revenue news from US firm Nvidia.
Investing.com - Asian stocks slipped in morning trade on Friday following reports that U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Washington is still planning to impose further tariffs on Chinese imports in January.
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday in uncertain trade as investors sought fresh clues after US shares surged out of the red. "Japanese shares may see some buying following a rally in New York, but it is hard to predict a direction during later trade," Okasan Online Securities said in a commentary. Investors are cautious due partly to uncertainty over Brexit, and simmering trade tensions, analysts said.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Shares were mixed in early trading in Asia on Friday on revived concerns over the prospects for a breakthrough in trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
Global stock markets mostly rose Thursday, though European indexes and the pound sagged as discord within the British government threatened a newly agreed Brexit deal. KEEPING SCORE: German's DAX was flat ...
Tokyo stocks fell on Thursday, dragged down by the banking sector after a drop in US bank shares on regulation concerns, as worries lingered about Brexit and oil prices. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index ...
Investing.com - Asian stocks were mixed in morning trade on Thursday following reports that China delivered a written response to U.S. trade demands. Meanwhile, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May secured backing from her cabinet for a draft Brexit deal, according to reports.
The Aussie Dollar rallies early on better than expected employment numbers, with UK and Retail sales, Brexit and Italy to keep an eye on.
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday, with a higher yen and falls on Wall Street weighing on the market along with worries including Brexit uncertainty and falling oil prices. The benchmark Nikkei 225 ...
EU markets were moving lower in early trading, but buyers stepped in on word a Brexit deal had been reached. The US index futures were slightly lower in early trading but spiked on word consumer-level inflation is contained.
LONDON (AP) — Concerns about political developments in Britain and Italy kept a lid on global stock markets on Wednesday. Meanwhile oil prices recouped some lost ground.
Tokyo stocks closed marginally higher on Wednesday, rebounding from the previous day's sharp drops on news of US-China trade talks and Britain's announcement of a draft exit deal with the European Union. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which ended down more than 2.0 percent on Tuesday, edged up 0.16 percent or 35.96 points, to close at 21,846.48 while the broader Topix index was up 0.17 percent or 2.81 points at 1,641.26. Tokyo shares fluctuated in afternoon trade, falling into negative territory at one point as Chinese stocks dropped after data showed Chinese consumer spending slowed in October.
China’s statistics bureau showed retail sales growth in China unexpectedly dipped to the slowest pace since May last month while real estate decelerated further. China’s Retail Sales report was disappointing. The year-to-year number came in at 8.6 percent higher, much lower than the 9.2 percent forecast. During the U.S. session, U.S. stocks jumped to their high for the session after White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow confirmed reports of renewed talks between the U.S. and China on trade.
Investing.com - Asian equities fell in morning trade on Wednesday, with Australian stocks down more than 1.5%. Reports that top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow confirmed the U.S. is talking with China again on trade issues were in focus.
Japan’s central bank now owns bonds and shares equivalent to a full year of national economic output—underlining the growing gulf between policy makers in Tokyo and their main Western counterparts. Regular Bank of Japan figures released Tuesday showed the central bank holds ¥553.592 trillion ($4.861 trillion) in net assets, mostly government bonds. It has undertaken aggressive monetary stimulus to break with Japan’s decades of deflation.
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed down more than 2.0 percent on Tuesday, with investors discouraged by a plunge in US shares on fears over demand in the tech sector. The Nikkei 225 index, which fell more than 3.5 percent in early trade, closed at 21,810.52 points, down 2.06 percent or 459.36 points. Tokyo stocks opened sharply lower, taking a negative lead from New York where stocks crumbled, with a sell-off sparked by fears of weakening demand for Apple's iPhone spreading to the rest of the market.
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed down more than 2.0 percent on Tuesday, with investors discouraged by a plunge in US shares on fears over demand in the tech sector. The Nikkei 225 index, which fell ...
According to Axios, President Trump thinks threatening more tariffs on overseas-made cars is his best negotiating tactic on trade. The Axios report said Trump has told aides he was able to get a better trade deal with Canada because he threatened Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with levies on cars made in Canada.
Investing.com - Asian stocks slid in morning trade on Tuesday following a tech-led slump on Wall Street as Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) tanked by 5%.
Tokyo stocks dived more than three percent shortly after the open on Tuesday, with investors discouraged by a plunge in US shares on fears over demand in the tech sector. The Nikkei 225 index was down 3.47 percent, or 771.92 points, at 21,497.96 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 3.06 or 51.09 points at 1,620.86. "The Tokyo market is being hit by the plunge in US shares, and news that Apple's iPhone sales are not going very well is also proving a blow," Hideyuki Suzuki, head of investment information department at SBI Securities, told AFP.