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Tokyo: Stocks close down 1.65%

March 20, 2014 - 08:43
Tokyo stocks fell 1.65 per cent Thursday, following losses on Wall Street after the head of the US central bank indicated interest rates could be hiked earlier than expected. (businesstimes)
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Japan shares to recoup recent losses on monetary easing, U.S. recovery: Reuters poll

March 20, 2014 - 08:41
Japan's Nikkei stock average will recoup its recent losses and end 2014 at a level not seen since before the financial crisis, as more monetary easing offsets weaker demand after the sales tax rises next month, a Reuters poll found. (Reuters)
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Nikkei rises to one-week high as worries on Ukraine contained

March 19, 2014 - 07:01
Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a one-week high on Wednesday on hopes the Ukraine crisis will not deepen, but a widely-anticipated market debut by Japan Display disappointed, with the shares dropping below their offer price. (Reuters)
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Nikkei rebounds from 6-week low, helped by some relief on Ukraine

March 18, 2014 - 07:06
Japanese shares rebounded on Tuesday, taking heart from gains on Wall Street on relief that the threat of immediate military conflict in Ukraine receded and on fairly upbeat U.S. data. (msn.com)
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Tokyo shares end down after Crimean vote stirs tensions, yen rise

March 17, 2014 - 07:48
Tokyo stocks fell for the fourth straight session Monday, as weekend exit polls showing Crimeans voted to break away from Ukraine and join Russia, leading to increased international tension and a rise in the yen. (Wall Street Journal)
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Nikkei slides 3.3 pct as Ukraine, China anxiety sees biggest weekly drop in 9 months

March 14, 2014 - 06:29
Japanese stocks tumbled 3.3 percent to a one-month low on Friday, suffering their biggest weekly drop in nine months as concerns over Ukraine and slowing growth in China hurt risk-appetite and drove a safety-bid towards the yen. (Reuters)
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Nikkei sheds 0.10% on China's economic data, firm yen

March 13, 2014 - 09:59
Tokyo stocks edged down Thursday with the benchmark Nikkei stock index losing 0.10 percent on the yen's firmness and as economic data in China came in below expectations. (Xinhua)
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Nikkei Average falls below 15,000 points

March 12, 2014 - 11:06
On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, share prices fell across the board on Wednesday due to uncertainty about China's economy. (NHK)
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Nikkei rises on commodity stocks, but TSE volume lowest since mid-Oct

March 11, 2014 - 06:43
Japan's Nikkei average gained on Tuesday as investors scooped up battered commodity stocks, but trading volume was thin as caution over an economic slowdown in China and Ukraine tensions kept traders on the sidelines. (brecorder.com)
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Nikkei falls from 5-week high on China data, Ukraine worries

March 10, 2014 - 06:39
Japanese shares retreated from a five-week high on Monday as disappointing Chinese trade data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine prompted investors to lock in recent gains. (Reuters)
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Nikkei rises to fresh five-week high on weak yen; U.S. jobs data eyed

March 7, 2014 - 06:33
Nikkei rises to fresh five-week high on weak yen; U.S. jobs data eyed (zeenews)
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Nikkei jumps to 5-week high as GPIF allocation hopes buoy risk appetite

March 6, 2014 - 07:00
Japan's Nikkei share average jumped to a five-week high on Thursday as investors took heart from news about the world's largest pension fund's allocation plan, and as a weaker yen boosted shares of exporters. (Reuters)
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Nikkei rises to one-week high on Putin comments

March 5, 2014 - 10:32
The Nikkei has continued its recovery during today's (March 5th) trading session, rising to a new one-week high following the latest developments in Russia and Ukraine. (cityindex.co.uk)
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Nikkei rises on bargain hunting, Ukraine worries limit gains

March 4, 2014 - 08:03
Japan's Nikkei average clawed higher on Tuesday, snapping four days of losses as some foreign investors scooped up battered shares, although concerns over mounting tensions in Ukraine kept the market on edge. (business-standard.com)
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Japan stocks fall as yen rises on escalating tension in Ukraine

March 3, 2014 - 09:57
Japanese stocks fell, with the Topix (TPX) index capping a fourth day of declines, after the yen gained amid demand for haven currencies as Russia seized control of Ukraine's Crimea region. (BusinessWeek)
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Tokyo stocks close 0.55pc lower

February 28, 2014 - 07:31
Tokyo stocks closed 0.55 percent lower Friday after the dollar fell against the yen on a cautious view of the US economy by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen. (brecorder.com)
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Nikkei falls for 2nd day as Ukraine tensions sour sentiment

February 27, 2014 - 06:24
Japan's Nikkei average fell for a second day on Thursday, moving further away from a four-week closing hit earlier this week as heightened tensions in Ukraine soured sentiment, dragging down index heavyweights like SoftBank. (Reuters)
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Tokyo stocks close down 0.54%

February 26, 2014 - 08:20
Tokyo stocks fell 0.54 percent Wednesday, following Wall Street lower after disappointing data on US housing and consumer confidence. (Global Post)
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Nikkei hits four-week closing high on Wall Street rally, SoftBank jumps

February 25, 2014 - 06:56
The Nikkei average advanced to a four-week closing high on Tuesday after a rally in Wall Street shares to historic highs triggered short-covering in battered Japanese stocks. (Reuters)
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Nikkei slips from 3-wk high in choppy trade; investors cautious

February 24, 2014 - 06:47
Japan's Nikkei average eased from a three-week high in an erratic session on Monday as a firmer yen and weak Asian markets triggered profit-taking following recent sharp gains. (Reuters)
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