^N225 - Nikkei 225

Osaka - Osaka Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
21,584.50
+133.65 (+0.62%)
At close: 3:15PM JST
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  • U.S. Equities' Momentum Carries Into Fed Week: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg11 minutes 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.com3 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
    Reuters6 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
    MarketWatch6 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 Empire7 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 Press8 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.com9 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
    Bloomberg13 hours ago

    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
    Bloomberg13 hours ago

    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.

  • Reuters14 hours ago

    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 ...

  • Reuters17 hours ago

    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 ...

  • CNBC21 hours ago

    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
    Bloomberg3 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.

  • Reuters3 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 Empire3 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.

  • Reuters3 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.

  • China stocks lead gains for Asia markets as government talks stimulus
    MarketWatch3 days ago

    China stocks lead gains for Asia markets as government talks stimulus

    ASIA MARKETS Asian markets rose Friday, led by China stocks the country took a step to appease U.S. trade negotiators and the country’s premier spoke of more stimulus for the economy. Chinese legislators on Friday approved a new law against the forced transfer of technology by foreign companies, which has been a major complaint by the U.

  • TheStreet.com3 days ago

    Dow Futures Extend Gains on China Stimulus, Brexit Delay, as Equity Bulls Return

    Wall Street futures bump higher on plans for fiscal stimulus in China and last night's Brexit delay vote, helping the S&P 500 extend its 12% year-to-date gain. China vows tax cuts, market reforms, in "employment first" economic stimulus as U.S. trade talks slowing edge forward. Bank of America Merrill Lynch says U.S. stocks see net inflows of $25.5 billion this week, the highest in a year, as investors dump emerging market stocks to ride Wall Street's bullish wave.

  • Reuters3 days ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rise on renewed trade hopes, 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 the British exit from the European Union. European stocks markets opened higher, with the pan-European STOXX 600 index reaching its highest since October. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He spoke by telephone with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lightizer, and the two sides made substantive progress on trade, the news agency Xinhua reported.

  • Reuters4 days ago

    Nikkei ends higher as companies relying on China demand soar

    Japan's Nikkei closed higher on Friday as companies with large exposure to China soared on Beijing's commitment to boosting economic growth, while investors also saw signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks. There was little impact on the market from the Bank Of Japan's decision to keep monetary policy steady. China's economy is facing additional downward pressure but Beijing will not let economic growth slip out of a reasonable range, Premier Li Keqiang told reporters on Friday at end of the annual parliament meeting.

  • Reuters4 days ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks rise as Sino-U.S. trade hopes boost sentiment

    Asian stocks advanced on Friday as sentiment improved on a report that U.S.-China trade talks were making progress and after UK lawmakers voted to delay a potentially chaotic exit from the European Union. Spreadbetters expected a higher open for European stocks, with Britain's FTSE gaining 0.2 percent and Germany's DAX and France's CAC each adding 0.15 percent. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He spoke by telephone with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, with the two sides making further substantive progress on trade talks, Xinhua news agency said on Friday.

  • Dovish BOJ Boosts Asian Stocks, but US-China Worries Dampen Rally
    FX Empire4 days ago

    Dovish BOJ Boosts Asian Stocks, but US-China Worries Dampen Rally

    Some of the optimism over the timing of the US-China trade deal was dampened on Thursday after President Donald Trump said the U.S. will probably know in the next three or four weeks about a possible trade deal with China.

  • Reuters4 days ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks up as Sino-U.S. trade talks in focus, dollar supported

    Asian stocks stepped ahead on Friday as sentiment improved on a report that more progress has been made in U.S.-China trade talks and after UK lawmakers voted to delay a potentially chaotic exit from the European Union. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He spoke by telephone with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, with the two sides making further substantive progress on trade talks, Xinhua news agency said on Friday. Mnuchin said on Thursday that a summit to seal a trade deal between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will not happen at the end of March as previously discussed because more work is needed in negotiations.

  • Reuters4 days ago

    Nikkei rises as chip-related stocks, exporters lead gains

    Japan's Nikkei made firm gains on Friday morning as a weaker yen supported exporter stocks, while chip-related companies rose on earnings from Broadcom after the Wall Street close. The market is focused ...