^N225 - Nikkei 225

Osaka - Osaka Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
21,816.19
+213.44 (+0.99%)
At close: 3:15PM JST
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Previous Close21,602.75
Open21,755.13
Volume0
Day's Range21,675.66 - 21,871.34
52 Week Range20,347.49 - 24,448.07
Avg. Volume81,158
  • Stocks Rise With U.S. Futures on Trade Hopes: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg32 minutes ago

    Stocks Rise With U.S. Futures on Trade Hopes: Markets Wrap

    The British pound held its advance after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May survived an attempt to oust her. Futures on the S&P 500 rose as news broke that Chinese importers have bought U.S. soybeans. Earlier, the S&P 500 Index added to rallies in Europe and Asia, though the gains were pared in afternoon trading.

  • Asia stocks rally into a second day with Hong Kong markets in the lead
    MarketWatch35 minutes ago

    Asia stocks rally into a second day with Hong Kong markets in the lead

    Stocks across Asia were powering ahead for a second straight day in Thursday as investors took a no-news-is-good-news view of the U.S.-China trade talks a day after President Trump said phone exchanges were going well.

  • Asian shares rally on U.S.-China trade thaw
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Asian shares rally on U.S.-China trade thaw

    Asian equity markets rallied on Thursday on signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions and expectations that China will step up efforts soon to support its cooling economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.8 percent, building on early gains made after British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote. U.S. stock futures (ESc1) rose 0.4 percent, pointing to a firmer opening on Wall Street.

  • Asian shares rally on U.S.-China trade thaw
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Asian shares rally on U.S.-China trade thaw

    Asian equity markets rallied on Thursday on signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions and expectations that China will step up efforts soon to support its cooling economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.8 percent, building on early gains made after British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote. U.S. stock futures rose 0.4 percent, pointing to a firmer opening on Wall Street.

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Japanese shares hit 1-week high on trade hopes; tech firms climb

    Japanese shares touched a one-week high on Thursday with sentiment lifted by signs of reduced Sino-U.S. trade tensions, and technology firms got a boost from a rally for U.S. peers. The benchmark Nikkei ...

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Japan's SoftBank to shun Huawei in favour of Ericsson, Nokia equipment -Nikkei

    SoftBank Group Corp plans to replace 4G network equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with hardware from Nokia and Ericsson , Nikkei reported on Thursday, without citing sources. The move comes at a time of heightened scrutiny of Chinese tech firms by the United States and some prominent allies over ties to the Chinese government, driven by concerns they could be used by Beijing for spying.

  • Investing.com3 hours ago

    Asian Equities Rise on Trade Hopes; Brexit in Focus

    Investing.com - Asian markets rose in morning trade on Thursday following reports that China is considering postponing some targets of its ambitious plans to dominate high-end technologies, as Beijing tried to ease trade tensions with the U.S.

  • Reuters6 hours ago

    Japanese shares gain on trade hopes; tech firms rally

    Japanese shares advanced on Thursday as investors cheered Wall Street's overnight gains, thanks to signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions, with technology firms getting a boost from a rally in their U.S. peers. The benchmark Nikkei share average was up 0.99 percent at 21,817.62 for the second straight day of gains, touching 21,822.54 ealier - its highest since Dec. 5. "The Nikkei is up, but the market is now awaiting a fresh round of incentives to test further highs.

  • CNBC8 hours ago

    Greater China shares higher by more than 1 percent, leading Asian markets

    Shares in greater China jumped by mid-day on Thursday as Asian stocks broadly built on the momentum seen on Wall Street overnight. In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 0.64 percent, the S&P 500 climbed 0.54 percent to close at 2,651.07, and the Nasdaq Composite jumped nearly 1 percent to 7,098.31.

  • Wall Street ends higher with help from tech and health care
    Associated Press11 hours ago

    Wall Street ends higher with help from tech and health care

    U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to a big gain Wednesday, but they still finished broadly higher as technology and health care companies rose. Stocks initially rallied after the Wall Street Journal reported that China's government could make changes to its "Made in China 2025" economic development plan. "Any time you get some semblance of good news on trade, you've had this tendency to see a pretty sharp rally," said Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist for Charles Schwab.

  • U.S. Stocks Advance on Trade Outlook; Pound Climbs: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg11 hours ago

    U.S. Stocks Advance on Trade Outlook; Pound Climbs: Markets Wrap

    The S&P 500 rose 0.5 percent after an afternoon slump that pared its gain by more than half. All rallies are suspect,” said Michael Antonelli, the managing director at Robert W. Baird & Co. The early gains came as signs emerged that trade tensions would ease, first after the arrested Huawei executive was granted bail and then when President Donald Trump suggested he could use his influence to calm that situation as part of a deal with China.

  • Reuters16 hours ago

    ABB, Hitachi close in on power grids deal

    ABB has been in talks with Hitachi, Mitsubishi Electric Corp and State Grid of China to sell all or part of the business, which makes power transformers and electricity substations, Reuters reported in November. "ABB confirms that it is currently in discussions with Hitachi to expand and re-define the existing strategic power grid partnership between the two companies announced in December 2014," the Swiss company said in a statement. Hitachi said in a statement it was discussing the power business with ABB but nothing had been decided.

  • Asia Surges On Thawing Trade Tension, EU Up But Brexit Concerns In Focus, US Market Cheers Trade News
    FX Empire18 hours ago

    Asia Surges On Thawing Trade Tension, EU Up But Brexit Concerns In Focus, US Market Cheers Trade News

    Indices across Asia surged on signs of thawing trading tensions between the US and China. US markets were up an average 1.0% in early Wednesday pre-opening trading. In the UK new developments in the Brexit dealings have traders wary.

  • Global Markets Rise But the Pressure Remains on US Markets
    FX Empire19 hours ago

    Global Markets Rise But the Pressure Remains on US Markets

    The American stock markets have complex dynamics. It is not the first day that we have seen the sale prevail in the midst of the American session, and often even overlap the positive dynamics within the day.

  • Japan, Hong Kong lead big Asia stock rebound
    MarketWatch21 hours ago

    Japan, Hong Kong lead big Asia stock rebound

    Stocks in Japan and Hong Kong led gains Wednesday across Asia as markets appeared poised for relief rally of sorts.

  • Reuters22 hours ago

    Hitachi nears $7 bln deal to buy ABB's power grid business - Nikkei

    Japan's Hitachi Ltd is close to agreeing a deal to buy Switzerland based ABB Ltd's power grid business for about 800 billion yen ($7.1 billion), the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday. Hitachi's board confirmed a plan to move forward with the deal, which would be the Japanese industrial conglomerate's largest-ever acquisition, the Nikkei reported https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Business-Deals/Hitachi-nears-deal-worth-up-to-7bn-for-ABB-s-power-grid-business. A Hitachi spokesman said the company did not make any announcement and declined to comment further.

  • Asia Stock Traders Hit `Buy' as U.S.-China Trade Magic Is Back
    Bloombergyesterday

    Asia Stock Traders Hit `Buy' as U.S.-China Trade Magic Is Back

    (Bloomberg) -- The power of news headlines is back, and a renewed dose of trade optimism is finally lifting Asian stocks from a six-week low.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Nikkei posts best daily gain in a month on easing Sino-US trade tensions

    Japan's Nikkei posted its biggest daily gain in more than a month on Wednesday as investors' risk appetite revived on positive developments in Sino-U.S. trade relations. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that China was buying a "tremendous amount" of U.S. soybeans and that trade talks with Beijing were under way by telephone, with more meetings likely among U.S. and Chinese officials. The Nikkei share average soared 2.2 percent to 21,602.75 points, its biggest daily percentage gain since early November.

  • It’s Tough Times for Theresa May and the Pound, with More Vol to Come
    FX Empireyesterday

    It’s Tough Times for Theresa May and the Pound, with More Vol to Come

    It’s all eyes on the Pound as talks of a vote of no confidence hit the wires ahead of a make or break emergency EU gathering tomorrow.

  • New Level of Trade Talks Remains Most Positive Influence on U.S. Equity Markets
    FX Empireyesterday

    New Level of Trade Talks Remains Most Positive Influence on U.S. Equity Markets

    The major indexes initially jumped more than 1 percent on signs of a softening tone in U.S.-China trade relations. Investors were reacting to a Bloomberg News report which said China is moving toward cutting tariffs on cars made in the U.S. to 15 percent from the current 40 percent. The report went on to say that the proposal has been submitted to the Chinese Cabinet and will be reviewed in the coming days.

  • Investing.comyesterday

    Asian Stocks Rise Amid U.S.-China Trade Optimism

    Investing.com - Asian stocks rose in morning trade on Wednesday following reports that China would cut tariffs on cars made in the U.S.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Nikkei surges as easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions help risk appetite

    Japan's Nikkei rallied on Wednesday morning, recouping some of the losses over the past two days, as investor risk appetite revived on positive developments in Sino-U.S. trade relations. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that China was buying a "tremendous amount" of U.S. soybeans and that trade talks with Beijing were already underway by telephone, with more meetings likely among U.S. and Chinese officials. "Some good news in the market triggered a buying opportunity, but it doesn't mean that underlying problems have been resolved yet," said Shusuke Yamada, chief Japan FX and equity strategist at Bank Of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] Bangladesh aims to achieve 10% annual growth by 2021

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expects Bangladesh’s rapid economic expansion to pick up further momentum and hit 10 per cent annual growth over the next three years. Speaking in an exclusive interview with the Nikkei Asian Review ahead of the country’s general election on December 30, the 71-year-old leader said her nation would shed its “least developed country” status from 2024. Ms Hasina has overseen almost a decade of consistent economic expansions of about 6 to 7 per cent, with the economy growing 7.86 per cent in real terms in the fiscal year that ended in June.

  • CNBCyesterday

    Asia stocks higher on news of possible easing in US-China tensions

    The gains across Asia followed another volatile trading session on Wall Street amid continued uncertainties surrounding U.S.-China trade relations and the possibility of a government shutdown in Washington. Reports emerged in the U.S. overnight that China was moving to cut import tariffs on cars made in the U.S. from 40 percent to 15 percent — that news boosted auto stocks stateside and in Asia.

  • U.S. Stocks End a Volatile Day Where They Started: Markets Wrap
    Bloombergyesterday

    U.S. Stocks End a Volatile Day Where They Started: Markets Wrap

    The S&P 500 Index started out strong, took a turn down, then recovered from the day’s lows as key Senate leaders signaled a desire to avoid a government shutdown hours after Donald Trump threatened to do so in a spat over funding for his border wall. Carmakers rose as China signaled it may cut tariffs on auto imports, but investors were cautious about a broader deal. U.S. markets have been whipsawed in recent weeks as traders searched Trump’s tweets for clues about the outlook for trade talks, tried to decide if a stock selloff could prompt the Federal Reserve to pare back rate increases and evaluated economic data that signaled a slowdown may be coming.