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Nikkei opens lower after falls on Wall Street

The Nikkei 225 index was down 0.12% or 26.70 points at 22,814.42 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 1.14& or 2.48 points at 1,716.35.

Asian markets stage rally after strong Wall St lead

Bargain-buyers took advantage of the strong readings from some of the world's top firms to step back into the mix, with a dip in US Treasury yields and Washington's announcement of trade talks with Japan, the EU and Britain helping sentiment.

Tokyo shares rise after Wall Street rally

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.29% or 291.88 points to 22,841.12 while the broader Topix index added 1.54% or 25.96 points at 1,713.87.

‘Calm before storm’ as Asian stocks drift higher

Investors have now entered a stalemate period to rethink the plethora of looming market uncertainties, ambiguities and flat out worries.

Asian stocks extend slide on plethora of risks

European shares struggled for direction in early exchanges as traders wrestled with a cornucopia of risks, including higher oil from Saudi Arabia tensions and ongoing turmoil surrounding Brexit and Italy's budget.

‘Shock not over’ as Asian stocks extend slide

This week, traders are expected to focus on a raft of economic data and dozens of company results.

Bursa Malaysia ends broadly lower

The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) declined 26.69 points or 1.54% to end at 1,708.49 versus Wednesday’s close of 1,735.18.

Tokyo’s Nikkei drops nearly 4% after Trump Fed comment

The Nikkei 225 index plunged 3.89%, or 915.18 points, to end at 22,590.86, while the broader Topix index shed 3.52%, or 62.00 points, to 1,701.86.

Stocks flatline after selloff as US borrowing costs hold below multi-year...

The IMF's estimates for the United States and China were both reduced, with the fund predicting the countries would feel the brunt of their trade war next year.

Asian markets cautious after US volatility

US and European markets meandered on Tuesday, with investors nervous after 10-year US Treasury bond yields surged above 3.0% and the IMF sounded a cautious note on the global economy.

Asian markets cautious amid US-China tensions

Adding to economic uncertainty on Tuesday was a bearish report from the International Monetary Fund, which lowered its forecast for Chinese economic growth in 2019 and warned that escalating trade tensions would drag on the world's second-largest economy.

Bursa Malaysia ends easier

Regional market weakness was in line with the easier Chinese market which opened after a week-long holiday as well as the move by China's central bank to cut the reserve requirement ratio for banks on concerns over the economic impact of its ongoing trade war with the US.

Nikkei open lower on profit-taking

The key Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.18% or 44.12 points to 24,226.50 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 0.15% or 2.67 points at 1,821.36.

Nikkei opens up after passing 27-year high

A weak yen is positive for Japanese exporters as it inflates profits earned overseas when they are repatriated.

Tokyo’s Nikkei index closes at 27-year high

Investors largely ignored a decline in business sentiment among large Japanese manufacturers announced by the Bank of Japan shortly before the market opened.

Nikkei nears 27-yr high as Japan’s exporters benefit from strong dollar,...

Analysts said that foreign investors, who have been net sellers this year, are buying back Japanese stocks to catch up with the gains in the US market, where both the S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average have hit all-time highs this month.

Tokyo’s Nikkei index rises to eight-month high on weak yen

The Nikkei 225 index gained 0.29% or 70.33 points to close at 23,940.26, rising for the seventh straight session.

Tokyo stocks close higher as yen edges lower

The Nikkei 225 index closed up 0.82%, or 195.00 points, at 23,869.93. Over the week, the index gained 3.36%.

Nikkei hits near 8-mth high, Topix also jumps; insurers rally after...

Analysts said the strong dollar-yen environment is also serving as a tailwind to Japanese exporters, though some think it is too early to be optimistic that long-only investors are investing in Japan.

Tokyo shares end higher on easing trade fears

Reports on Wednesday said US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had proposed a fresh round of trade talks with Beijing to tackle problems before the Trump administration slaps more tariffs on Chinese imports.

Tokyo stocks open higher on easing trade fears

Investor sentiment also got a boost from strong July machinery orders data, which showed a bigger-than-expected jump of 11.0% from the previous month.

Asia stocks slip to 14-month lows on simmering trade worries

Asian equities and the broader emerging markets have faced persistent selling pressure over recent months in the wake of the trade tensions and concerns about the crises in Turkey and Argentina.

Asia shares worn out by trade tension, yen a safe harbour

Emerging markets in the region were struggling to steady after a punishing week, with Indonesia and the Philippines still badly scarred by fears of capital flight following crises in Argentina and Turkey.

Tokyo stocks open lower on higher yen

The benchmark Nikkei index fell 129.42 points in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 7.38 points.