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  1. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    New stock index makes waves in Japan

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:20am by Bloomberg

    ... revolution. Bespectacled and lean at 40, the lifelong employee of Japan Exchange Group is executing a plan backed by the government to shame corporate executives into boosting profits rather than ... (ETF) net deposits in the year. Almost US$2 billion was tracking the gauge by August 7 in four ETFs and 19 investment trusts, Japan Exchange president Atsushi Saito said this month. The US$1.2 ...

  2. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Regional indices end mixed after US Fed says rates still some time away

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters First increase in interest rates may come faster than expected next year as Japan closes at eight-month high and HK ends the day down Regional indices end mixed on Fed news Asian ... an economist at ANZ. "Whilst the timing of the first rate rise is data dependent, we continue to expect that the FOMC will begin the normalisation process in March next year." Japan ...

  3. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    EU easing under ‘Draghinomics’ a pipedream

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:25am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... No. For starters, there are increasing doubts about whether "Abenomics" is even working in Japan, particularly after the sharp contraction of the economy in the second quarter ... of the full-blown quantitative easing which has been undertaken by the United States Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan. Third, and most important, the mere fact that Draghi is trying to rally support ...

  4. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hang Seng falls amid concerns of looming Fed rate rise

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 01:26pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... All major Asian markets, except Japan, fell, tracking the decline in the US market. Internet giant Tencent Holdings was the biggest drag on the market, falling 3.25 per cent to end at HK$122. ...

  5. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Rebound unlikely for Hong Kong stocks in second quarter

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Jeanny Yu

    ... and JP Morgan Asset Management say neither sector is overheated. Paul Chan, the chief investment officer for Asia ex-Japan at Invesco, said internet stocks were under pressure from overbuying ...

  6. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Investors in Chinese stocks stunned by sharp swings

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... Brazil and Russia and JP Morgan Chase says it has surpassed the level in Japan that preceded that nation's financial crisis. Chinese policymakers have accelerated construction projects, ...

  7. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Technology firms lead rally in mainland China stocks

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:12am by Bloomberg

    ... for the week. The Korea Composite Index gained 0.8 per cent while Japan's Topix Index rose 2.3 per cent, paring a fifth consecutive week of losses, the worst run since June 2012. ...

  8. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Panic in the air as sell-off in emerging markets enters new phase

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... their worst January since 2010, with the S&P 500 Index down 3.6 per cent- its first monthly loss since August. On Monday, it fell a further 2.3 per cent. The next day, Japan's stock market ...

  9. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Slumping yen buoys Japanese shares

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 01:36am by AFP

    ... it nearly doubled- outpacing a booming Wall Street. However, it remains a shadow of its former self. The market peaked at almost 39,000 points in the last days of 1989 before Japan's asset ...

  10. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Stocks gain as volatility over Fed tapering eases

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 02:45am by Reuters

    ... broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 per cent after shedding 1.4 per cent on Thursday. Japan's Nikkei, getting an extra boost from the weaker yen, added 0.1 per cent to edge close to its highest level of the year. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained firm after crossing 16,000 for the first time ever. Japan's Nikkei index rose to near ...




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