- EWJBarrons.com•41 minutes ago
The Nikkei was the worst performing of Asia’s major markets on Thursday as investors keenly awaited the end of the Bank of Japan’s two day meeting on Friday to see whether it will launch another barrage of unconventional policy. Despite the 1.1% decline, the Nikkei is up 5.8% for the month as investors have been buoyed by the prospect of more economic stimulus and the weakening of the yen. The Nikkei is on track for its best monthly performance since October when it rose 9.8%.
- EWJCNBC•1 hour ago
Asia markets closed mixed on Thursday as investors digested fresh earnings reports and awaited the outcome of the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) two-day policy meeting.