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Osaka - Osaka Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
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20,220.30+89.89 (+0.45%)
At close: 3:15PM JST
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Previous Close20,130.41
Open20,260.87
Volume0
Day's Range20,197.38 - 20,266.59
52 Week Range15,106.52 - 20,318.11
Avg. Volume89,920
  • Reuters21 minutes ago

    Share buy-backs by Japanese firms plunge even as profits rise

    Share buy-backs by Japanese companies are sharply down from last year despite rising profits, suggesting that Japan Inc's commitment to raising shareholder returns could be waning. The combined value of buy-backs in January through May was around 2 trillion yen ($17.83 billion), down 50 percent from the year-ago period, according to Goldman Sachs Japan.

  • Asian shares rally on Wall St rebound as confidence rises
    Associated Press27 minutes ago

    Asian shares rally on Wall St rebound as confidence rises

    Asian shares rallied Thursday following Wall Street's rebound as investors regained confidence in the global economic outlook. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.5 percent to 20,220.47 ...

  • Dollar upended by rates reversal, stocks unfazed for now
    Reuters31 minutes ago

    Dollar upended by rates reversal, stocks unfazed for now

    The dollar shuddered to its lows for the year on Thursday as a drumbeat of hawkish comments from major central banks signalled the era of easy money might be coming to an end for more than just the United States. Support for the dollar eroded as investors realised the U.S. Federal Reserve might not be the only game in town when it came to higher interest rates. In Britain, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney surprised many by conceding a hike was likely to be needed as the economy came closer to running at full capacity.