Tag: NIKKEI 225 Index

Asia-Pacific stocks mixed; China’s trade data for September ahead

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning as investors in Asia-Pacific look ahead to the release of Chinese trade data for September. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 slipped 0.61% while the Topix index dipped 0.43%. Elsewhere, South Korea’s Kospi advanced 0.25%. Australian stocks were also in positive territory as the S&P/ASX 200 […]

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Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq close lower in weekly slump on ‘quad witching’ and weak consumer sentiment

U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, slumping for the week, as bearish momentum gathered steam after a reading on consumer sentiment held close to a roughly 10-year low. Investors also were dealing with volatility Friday from simultaneous options expiries, known colloquially on Wall Street as quadruple witching. How did stocks trade? The Dow Jones Industrial Average […]

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Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumps nearly 2% as optimism rises on Pfizer vaccine approval

Stock picks and investing trends from CNBC Pro: Overnight on Wall Street, the Nasdaq Composite jumped 1.55% to 14,942.65 — a record closing high. The S&P 500 advanced 0.85% to 4,479.53 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 215.63 points to 35,335.71. Those gains stateside came as Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine became the first […]

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U.S. stock futures rise and risky assets climb as attention turns to Jackson Hole Fed gathering

U.S. stock futures rose on Monday in what’s expected to be a week dominated by central bank chatter as a key conference of Federal Reserve policymakers convenes. What’s happening Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average YM00, +0.36% rose 102 points; Futures on the S&P 500 ES00, +0.30% rose 0.3%; Futures on the Nasdaq 100 […]

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Asia-Pacific markets rise; Hong Kong’s Hang Seng in bear territory

SINGAPORE — Stocks in Asia-Pacific rose in Monday morning trade, as investors look ahead to the Hong Kong open after the Hang Seng index plunged into a bear market last week. The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose 0.99% in early trade while the Topix index jumped 1.29%. South Korea’s Kospi gained 0.78%. In Australia, the […]

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Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumps nearly 2% as investors watch regional Covid situation

SINGAPORE — Stocks in Asia-Pacific rose in Monday morning trade as investors continue to monitor the Covid situation regionally. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 rose 1.78% in early trade while the Topix index jumped 1.71%. South Korea’s Kospi also advanced 0.79%. The S&P/ASX 200 in Australia edged 0.36% higher. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares […]

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