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TOKYO : Japan’s Nikkei share average slipped on Monday as investors locked in gains, bracing for more detail on the Trump Administration’s trade policies, with steelmakers and shippers leading the losses.The Nikkei average dropped 0.9 percent to 19,110.82, edging close

TOKYO : Japan’s Nikkei share average started the first trading day of 2017 on a positive note as investors took heart from upbeat global economic data which came out during Japan’s holidays. A weaker yen boosted exporters. The Nikkei surged

TOKYO : Japan’s Nikkei share average dropped to a three-week low in choppy trade on Friday as investors took profits from the recent gains on the last trading day of 2016, but the market managed to eke out marginal gains

TOKYO : Japan’s Nikkei share average edged down on Monday morning led by falls in banking and exporter stocks with risk appetite sapped by a pause in the yen’s recent tendency to weaken.The Nikkei dropped 0.2 percent to 19,395.99 in

TOKYO : Japanese stocks edged down in thin trade on Monday, snapping a nine-day rally as a pullback on Wall Street prompted investors to cash in on outperformers such as exporters and banks. The Nikkei share average shed 0.1 percent

TOKYO : Japan’s Nikkei share average ended little changed on Wednesday, with investors wary of taking fresh positions ahead of a closely watched monetary policy decision by the Federal Reserve. The Nikkei ended the day up 0.02 percent at 19.253.61,

TOKYO : Japan’s Nikkei share average rebounded on Tuesday as strong U.S. economic data helped offset worries about instability in the European Union after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s resignation.The Nikkei rose 0.9 percent to 18,434.08 points by midmorning trade,

TOKYO : Dec 5 Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Monday after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s defeat in a constitutional reform referendum gave investors an opportunity to sell into a market that had rallied to 11-month highs late last

TOKYO : Dec 1 A weaker yen helped power Japan’s Nikkei share average to 11-month highs on Thursday, while many energy shares made strong gains after OPEC agreed to cut crude output for the first time since 2008 in order

TOKYO : Japanese stocks edged up on Wednesday morning on the back of Wall Street’s strength, but gains were limited as most investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of an OPEC meeting to decide on production cuts and a crucial