^N225 - Nikkei 225

Osaka - Osaka Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
21,566.85
-17.65 (-0.08%)
At close: 3:15PM JST
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Previous Close21,584.50
Open21,558.43
Volume0
Day's Range21,425.79 - 21,585.55
52 Week Range18,948.58 - 24,448.07
Avg. Volume68,324
  • TheStreet.com1 hour ago

    Stocks Steady as Fed Meeting Looms; Latest Brexit Twist Checks Risk Appetite

    Global stocks were little-changed in overnight trading as investors kept risk appetite in check ahead of the start of this month's Fed meeting in Washington. CME Group futures contracts suggest no change in rates from the Fed this week, but price in a 30% chance of a rate cut by January 2019. Britain's Brexit saga took another twist yesterday after a ruling from the Parliamentary speaker said Prime Minister May can't bring her twice-defeated Brexit deal to lawmakers without substantial changes to its text.

  • Global shares mixed in muted trading ahead of US Fed meeting
    Associated Press1 hour ago

    Global shares mixed in muted trading ahead of US Fed meeting

    TOKYO (AP) — Shares rose in Europe on Tuesday after a day of mixed but muted trading in Asia. Investors are awaiting a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week.

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Palladium hits record high on potential Russia ban; gold gains

    "The market is in uncharted territory and on the fundamental side the ban from Russia has supported the prices," said Ajay Kedia, director at Kedia Commodities in Mumbai. Russia, a major producer of palladium, is mulling a ban on the export of precious metals scrap and tailings to promote domestic refining of the materials. Meanwhile, spot gold gained 0.3 percent to $1,307.12 per ounce, as the dollar languished near two-week lows hit in the previous session on growing expectations the Fed would shift to a more accommodative policy stance.

  • Reuters4 hours ago

    Nikkei edges lower as exporters weak; financials gain on U.S. yields

    Japan's Nikkei ended lower on Tuesday as investors took profits on exporters' stocks, but losses were capped by gains in financials which were helped by rising U.S. yields. Most investors stayed on the ...

  • Asian markets muted, awaiting upcoming Fed meeting
    MarketWatch7 hours ago

    Asian markets muted, awaiting upcoming Fed meeting

    Asian shares mostly fell in muted trading Tuesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week.

  • CNBC11 hours ago

    Asia markets tepid ahead of Fed meeting

    Shares in Asia were tepid on the day. The U.S. Federal Reserve is set to begin its two-day monetary policy meeting later on Tuesday stateside. Shares in Asia were tepid on Tuesday, ahead of a closely watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve set to kick off later in the day stateside.

  • US Stock Market Overview – Energy Shares Outperform, Boeing Weighs on Dow Industrials
    FX Empire13 hours ago

    US Stock Market Overview – Energy Shares Outperform, Boeing Weighs on Dow Industrials

    Amazon shares begin to lead discretionary shares higher

  • U.S. Equities' Momentum Carries Into Fed Week: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg14 hours ago

    U.S. Equities' Momentum Carries Into Fed Week: Markets Wrap

    U.S. equity benchmarks rose at the start of a week filled with potentially significant catalysts -- from central bank meetings, geopolitical developments and economic data. Financials and consumer stocks also advanced, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fought to stay positive even as Boeing declined on reports that the U.S. Transportation Department was examining the 737 Max’s design certification. Equities have been trending upward, and volatility declining, on expectations the Fed will point the way to just one rate hike in 2019 when it meets this week.

  • TheStreet.com17 hours ago

    6 Japanese Stocks Likely to Suffer Until August

    For international investors looking for exposure to Japanese stocks, the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 is an extremely useful vehicle. The index of 400 stocks is designed with them in mind, screening for quality companies with international standards of corporate governance and attention to shareholder returns. Fortunately, the brokerage Nomura has screened Japanese stocks and is predicting which ones will be put into the index, and which will be taken out.

  • Global stocks rise, dollar slips as traders price in accommodative Fed stance
    Reuters20 hours ago

    Global stocks rise, dollar slips as traders price in accommodative Fed stance

    Global shares hit their highest levels in five months and the dollar dipped on Monday, as traders began to price in the likelihood of the U.S. Federal Reserve sticking to an accommodative stance at its policy meeting this week. European markets extended a run of gains, helped by a jump in shares in German lenders Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank after they confirmed over the weekend that they were in talks to merge. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.1 percent by midday in London, also hitting a five-month high.

  • Asian markets rise as investors watch U.S.-China trade talks for progress
    MarketWatch20 hours ago

    Asian markets rise as investors watch U.S.-China trade talks for progress

    Asian markets rose Monday as investors awaited an update on the state of ongoing trade negotiations between the U.S. and China.

  • FOMC Meeting Comes Into Focus, Basic Resources Leads, Concrete Progress On Trade
    FX Empire21 hours ago

    FOMC Meeting Comes Into Focus, Basic Resources Leads, Concrete Progress On Trade

    Another FOMC meeting comes into focus while traders wait anxiously for news on U.S./China trade talks.

  • Global shares rise as investors watch US-China trade talks
    Associated Press22 hours ago

    Global shares rise as investors watch US-China trade talks

    European shares were mixed by midday while Asian markets closed higher on Monday as investors awaited signs the U.S. and China could be making progress in negotiations on resolving the trade war between the two biggest economies. U.S. shares were set for a mixed start with Dow futures inching down 0.1 percent to 25,868. China's congress on Friday endorsed an investment law that aims to address complaints, particularly from the U.S., that China's system is rigged against foreign companies.

  • TheStreet.com23 hours ago

    Stocks Higher Ahead of Busy Central Bank Week; Boeing Clips 80 Points From Dow

    Global stocks extend gains, setting up Wall Street for a solid start to the week, as investors match the fading of key event risks against increasingly dovish central bank signals. Europe stocks edge higher, with financial sector stocks the most active, as Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank Bank confirm talks over a potential merger. Global oil prices were little-changed, but are still testing four-month highs, as OPEC cuts and US sanctions continue to support markets despite demand concerns.

  • Traders Push Yields Close to RBA Cash Rate as Jobs Data Near
    Bloombergyesterday

    Traders Push Yields Close to RBA Cash Rate as Jobs Data Near

    Australia’s 3-year bond yields have dropped almost 50 basis points since early December to within a whisker of the central bank’s 1.5 percent policy rate. Short-dated bonds have proved popular as markets dialed up expectations the Reserve Bank of Australia will have to reduce interest rates. While consumer sentiment and growth have worsened amid a property slump, the unemployment rate has been one consistent bright spot for the economy.

  • What Happens to Shares If the Euro Starts Rising?: Taking Stock
    Bloombergyesterday

    What Happens to Shares If the Euro Starts Rising?: Taking Stock

    (Bloomberg) -- Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Nikkei driven up by chip-related stocks but weak export data caps gains

    Japan's Nikkei rose on Monday as chip-related stocks tracked strength in their U.S. peers, but weak February export data checked the market's upside. The Nikkei share average ended 0.6 percent higher to ...

  • Reutersyesterday

    Nikkei up on chip-related stocks, weak data limits upside

    Japan's Nikkei rose on Monday as chip-related stocks followed gains in their U.S. counterparts on Friday, but weak February export data limited the market's upside. The Nikkei share average rose 0.6 percent ...

  • CNBCyesterday

    Asian stocks rise as investors await Federal Reserve meeting

    The U.S. Federal Reserve is set to meet later this week. Russia plans to be fully compliant with OPEC-led supply cuts over the next few weeks, according to the country's energy minister, Alexander Novak. Major Asian stock markets closed higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on the U.S.-China trade front.The U.S. Federal Reserve was also set to begin its March policy meeting later in the week .

  • Tech Spurs U.S. Stocks to Best Week Since November: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg4 days ago

    Tech Spurs U.S. Stocks to Best Week Since November: Markets Wrap

    U.S. stocks joined a global advance in equities sparked by China’s renewed commitment to stimulus as investors grew more confident that central banks will remain accommodative. Broadcom surged to a record after its forecast, lifting semiconductor stocks, and Boeing reversed losses and posted a small gain after a report it plans to upgrade software in its grounded 737 Max jets. Central banks in the U.S., the U.K. and Brazil will all announce policy decisions, while European Union leaders meet for discussions likely to be dominated by Britain’s request to extend its withdrawal timescale.

  • Reuters4 days ago

    Japan to prod regional banks to boost profitability with new rules

    Japan's financial watchdog will conduct stress tests on regional banks around mid-year and review rules to prod them to speed up efforts to boost profitability, a government official with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. The move comes in the wake of growing concern among policymakers over the plight of regional banks, which have seen profits hit by years of ultra-low interest rates and an exodus of borrowers moving to bigger cities as the population shrinks. Under current regulation aimed at pre-empting bank failures, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) focuses on whether commercial banks meet minimum capital adequacy ratios and past data in determining whether they are deemed financially viable.

  • Trade Hope Lifts Stocks, UK Delays Brexit, BOJ Holds Rates Steady
    FX Empire4 days ago

    Trade Hope Lifts Stocks, UK Delays Brexit, BOJ Holds Rates Steady

    UK delays Brexit, China pledges support for the economy, renewed trade hopes lift markets.

  • Reuters4 days ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on trade optimism, set for best week since January

    Global stocks rose on Friday after a report that U.S.-China trade talks were making progress and a vote by UK lawmakers to delay Britain's exit from the European Union. European stocks markets opened higher, with the pan-European STOXX 600 index reaching its highest since October. Britain's benchmark FTSE 100 index outperformed, boosted by growing expectations Britain will not leave the EU on March 29 without a deal.

  • Sisram Medical discusses its expansion
    CNBC Videos42 minutes ago

    Sisram Medical discusses its expansion

    Lior Dayan of Sisram Medical says the company's "synergies" with Fosun Pharma have been "really, really successful" so far.