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  • Nikkei gains on upbeat US corporate earnings, data

    Nikkei gains on upbeat US corporate earnings, data

    The latest data showed the US economy's health was improving. The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected in the latest week. Factory activity in the US mid-Atlantic region expanded in April at a faster...

  • Japan government cuts economy view after sales tax; no need for fresh stimulus

    Japan government cuts economy view after sales tax; no need for fresh stimulus

    Japan's government slightly cut its overall view on the economy, its first downgrade in a year and a half, but officials shrugged off the need for more stimulus to support the economy.

  • At least six months between end of QE and rate rise: Fed's Evans

    At least six months between end of QE and rate rise: Fed's Evans

    The Fed has kept rates near zero since the depths of the recession in late 2008, and has bought some $3 trillion in bonds to help lower US borrowing costs. It has reduced its bond-buying and expects to wind it down by the fall.

  • Asia rides Wall Street rebound; Tokyo stocks hit

    Asia rides Wall Street rebound; Tokyo stocks hit

    Japanese stocks, on the other hand, had a tough day on the back of the stronger yen which erodes exporters' competitiveness and their earnings when repatriated.

  • World stocks steady after 3 days of losses

    World stocks steady after 3 days of losses

    The dollar and euro fell sharply against the yen on Tuesday as hopes for additional stimulus out of Japan faded, while world equity markets were relatively stable after three days of losses.

  • IMF sees rich nations propelling global growth, but risks linger

    IMF sees rich nations propelling global growth, but risks linger

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday predicted the global recovery would strengthen this year as output in richer nations picked up, but it warned of rising risks in emerging economies.

  • Asian shares shrug off losses, yen holds gains after BOJ holds policy steady

    Asian shares shrug off losses, yen holds gains after BOJ holds policy steady

    Asian stocks shrugged off early losses and rose on Tuesday, helped by Chinese shares rising sharply on stimulus hopes, though Japanese equities slumped as the yen clung to its gains after the Bank of Japan held policy steady.

  • Asian shares slump, yen gains as investors await BOJ

    Asian shares slump, yen gains as investors await BOJ

    Heightened fears of escalation, as well as slumping stocks, pushed down the yield on benchmark 10-year Treasuries as investors flocked to the safety of fixed-income assets. The yield remained close to overnight lows at 2.700 per cent in early Asian t...

  • Tokyo stocks open down 1.21%

    Tokyo stocks open down 1.21%

    Market participants are also waiting for the outcome of a Bank of Japan policy meeting concluding Tuesday, he told Dow Jones Newswires.

  • ECB wrestles with "danger zone" inflation

    ECB wrestles with 'danger zone' inflation

    Economists will be trying to assess its impact from the March purchasing manager index, February factory output and housing starts on Monday, with slowing growth as late demand ahead of the tax hike has peaked.

  • Asian shares rise as Ukraine fears recede

    Asian shares rise as Ukraine fears recede

    Yet the ECB may hesitate to adopt quantitative easing steps taken by other major central banks, such as the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan, because of concerns about the widely differing impact such a step could have on euro zone debt mar...

  • Japan posts record trade deficit, sluggish exports dim outlook

    Japan posts record trade deficit, sluggish exports dim outlook

    The data followed on the heels of a survey showing manufacturers' sentiment worsened in January, underscoring the stiff challenges for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's strategy to spark sustainable growth over the long run.

  • Nikkei leads losses in Asia; euro holds gains

    Nikkei leads losses in Asia; euro holds gains

    Japan's Nikkei pared its early losses to be off 0.6 percent, battling to maintain the momentum of Tuesday's 3 percent rally which followed a decision by the Bank of Japan to expand a scheme to encourage more bank lending.

  • World shares get Japanese boost, yen lags

    World shares get Japanese boost, yen lags

    Sharp gains in Tokyo pulled global stocks higher on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan pumped more stimulus into the economy, hitting the yen, while caution before German data kept European share markets just below recent highs.

  • Nikkei jumps after BOJ, Asian shares mostly softer

    Nikkei jumps after BOJ, Asian shares mostly softer

    European shares were expected to be mixed after hitting a three-week high the previous day, with Germany's DAX seen rising 0.1 per cent and Britain's FTSE falling 0.1 per cent.

  • Japan's economy grows at slower pace, raise stakes for Abenomics

    Japan's economy grows at slower pace, raise stakes for Abenomics

    The data showing disappointing private consumption, business investment and shipments came as the Bank of Japan met to review its ultra-easy policy, with markets widely expecting the central bank to hold firm to the current pace of bond-buying stimul...

  • Asian shares take step forward, eyes on European Central Bank

    Asian shares take step forward, eyes on European Central Bank

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.8 per cent after five days of losses, although Japan's Nikkei ended down 0.2 per cent after a volatile trade.

  • After rocky January, markets eye data and central banks

    After rocky January, markets eye data and central banks

    A raft of global business surveys, jobs data from the United States and central bank meetings in Europe should offer a clearer view on how well the global economy is faring at the start of 2014.

  • Asian stocks waver, US growth calms nerves

    Asian stocks waver, US growth calms nerves

    The dollar regained the upper hand as solid GDP growth supported the view that the Federal Reserve will continue to taper its stimulus.

  • Rupee falls below 62 level on broad dollar gains

    Rupee falls below 62 level on broad dollar gains

    Dealers say the rupee is likely to trade between 61.70-62.20 during today's session.

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