^N225 - Nikkei 225

Osaka - Osaka Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
24,041.26
+108.13 (+0.45%)
At close: 3:15PM JST
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Previous Close23,933.13
Open24,103.45
Volume0
Day's Range24,013.75 - 24,115.95
52 Week Range20,110.76 - 24,115.95
Avg. Volume62,694
  • Avoid these 12 deadly sins when saving for retirement
    MarketWatch

    Avoid these 12 deadly sins when saving for retirement

    Want to improve your investment results? The deadly sins below are not only among the most serious financial transgressions, but also they’re among the most common. Pride: Thinking you can beat the market by picking individual stocks, selecting actively managed funds or timing the market.

  • Asian Shares Post Solid Weekly Gains Amid Trade Deal Signing, China GDP Growth
    FX Empire

    Asian Shares Post Solid Weekly Gains Amid Trade Deal Signing, China GDP Growth

    The United States removed China from a list of countries considered currency manipulators just two days before top trade negotiators for Washington and Beijing signed a key “Phase One” trade deal, the Treasury Department announced on January 13.

  • Stocks Surge to Record Highs; Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg

    Stocks Surge to Record Highs; Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap

    (Bloomberg) -- Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here.Stocks extended this week’s relentless push to all-time highs as positive U.S. and China economic data, low interest rates and easing trade tensions propelled investor optimism. The dollar strengthened and gold climbed.The benchmark S&P 500 Index, along with the tech heavy Nasdaq Composite, set record highs for an eighth consecutive trading session. Boeing Co. slumped after a Fitch downgrade, weighing on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed at a record, posting its biggest gain since mid-December.“The headwinds of last year have dissipated and we’ve gotten more clarity on the backdrop. That clarity is helping to solidify marginal improvement in risk assets,” said Jack Janasiewicz, a portfolio manager at Natixis Investment Managers Solutions, which oversees $1 trillion “The big one is going to earnings, and so far so good.”The longest-dated Treasuries dipped after the U.S. announced plans for a new 20-year bond. The dollar increased against its major peers including the euro and pound, with the latter reversing gains while gilts turned higher after U.K. retail sales data disappointed.Investors in risk assets headed into the weekend looking confident after the completion of an initial Sino-American trade deal and solid results from the biggest banks on Wall Street. U.S. markets are closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The earnings season continues to ramp up next week with Procter & Gamble Co. and Intel Corp. reporting, but for now most economic data is supporting sentiment: China GDP was in line with estimates, while housing starts surged in the U.S.“At this stage of the game we’ve got a Fed that’s committed to staying on hold, you’ve got a belief that there’s a signal of easing, and some improvement in the economic data globally,” Kathy Jones, chief fixed income strategist at Charles Schwab, said on Bloomberg Television. “That’s helping propel markets.”Elsewhere, oil slumped for a second week as optimism following the signing of the America-China trade agreement offset signs that supplies remain plentiful.Emerging-market equities also climbed for a seventh week of gains.These are the major market moves: \--With assistance from Elena Popina.To contact the reporter on this story: Sarah Ponczek in New York at sponczek2@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Jeremy Herron at jherron8@bloomberg.net, Dave LiedtkaFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

  • Barrons.com

    Carlos Ghosn’s Travails Are Just Another Reason to Doubt Japan’s Corporate Turnaround

    Carlos Ghosn’s saga could see few foreigners willing to take up positions in Japanese companies, top-level recruitment executives and analysts say.

  • Asian Indexes Boosted by China GDP Growth; Australian Shares Hit Another Record High
    FX Empire

    Asian Indexes Boosted by China GDP Growth; Australian Shares Hit Another Record High

    Other Chinese economic data released alongside the GDP numbers showed growth in industrial output and retail sales for the month of December. Analysts read the data from Beijing positively, although there was still some caution about the partial trade deal with the U.S.

  • Asian markets track gains on Wall Street
    MarketWatch

    Asian markets track gains on Wall Street

    Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong advanced after the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 index hit a new high and Google parent Alphabet passed $1 trillion in market value.

  • TheStreet.com

    Dow Futures Higher, Global Stocks Gain After China GDP Data Shows Q4 Strength

    China's economy grew at the weakest pace in three decades last year, data Friday confirmed, but solid December activity readings and bets on fresh stimulus from Beijing are helping Wall Street look to fresh record highs Friday.

  • Tech, Financial Shares Lead Surge to Record Highs: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg

    Tech, Financial Shares Lead Surge to Record Highs: Markets Wrap

    (Bloomberg) -- For a fresh perspective on the stories that matter for Australian business and politics, sign up for our new weekly newsletter.The record-setting rally in U.S. equities accelerated in the wake of Wednesday’s China trade deal and signs consumer demand remains strong. Bond yields rose.All three main U.S. stock benchmarks surged to all-time highs after setting multiple records earlier this week, with technology and financial shares leading the surge. Alphabet Inc.’s market valuation hit $1 trillion for the first time. Banks and chipmakers rallied after solid earnings reports from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and Morgan Stanley. Treasuries fell after data showed U.S. retail sales strengthened in December, while the dollar gained.“The consumer is really in positive shape,” said Ryan Detrick, senior market strategist at LPL Financial. “Then when you factor in the alleviation of the U.S.-China tensions, the market is in a pretty good spot.”The Senate approved President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement, handing the president a major political win on the same day senators were sworn in as jurors in his impeachment trial.The formal signing of a phase one deal between the world’s two biggest economies has put the trade war on hold as far as many investors are concerned. Assuming the detente lasts, traders will be seeking fresh catalysts, most likely in economic data and the ramp-up of earnings season.“The question is if we can keep up the momentum,” said Mike Loewengart, vice president of investment strategy at E*Trade Financial. “Up next, housing, an economic bellwether, which will provide yet another data point of how our economy closed out the year.”West Texas crude fluctuated in a narrow range before pushing higher.Elsewhere, the Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed at a record high after swinging between gains and losses. The euro erased earlier gains, while most European bonds edged up. The ruble slipped in the wake of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s call for sweeping constitutional changes and subsequent replacement of his long-serving prime minister.Meanwhile, soybeans slumped overnight after China signaled purchases would be based on demand, rather than a pre-set amount.Here are some events to watch for this week:China GDP, along with key monthly data for December, come on Friday.A final reading on the euro-zone’s December inflation is also due on Friday.There are some of the main moves in markets:\--With assistance from Cecile Gutscher.To contact the reporters on this story: Claire Ballentine in New York at cballentine@bloomberg.net;Vildana Hajric in New York at vhajric1@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Jeremy Herron at jherron8@bloomberg.net, Dave LiedtkaFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

  • Asian Stocks Firm; Australian Shares Pass 7000-Point Milestone
    FX Empire

    Asian Stocks Firm; Australian Shares Pass 7000-Point Milestone

    The Australian share market surged into record territory on Thursday, passing the 7000-point milestone for the first time ever. The Bank of Japan is expected to keep monetary policy steady next week.

  • Asian shares mixed after signing of China-U.S. trade pact
    MarketWatch

    Asian shares mixed after signing of China-U.S. trade pact

    Share prices were mixed Thursday in moderate trading in Asia after the U.S. and China signed a preliminary trade agreement that investors hope will bring better relations between the two biggest economies.

  • Benzinga

    Asian Stocks Mixed, Futures Edge Higher, As US, China Sign Trade Deal That Won't Eliminate All Tariffs

    Markets in Asia remain mixed on Thursday as the United States and China signed the long-awaited phase one of the trade deal, the speculations over which have significantly impacted the markets' movement during the past months. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed the 86-page long agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. Under the agreement, China has agreed to purchase $200 billion worth additional goods and services from the U.S. by 2021, in particular, agricultural products and energy.

  • TheStreet.com

    Dow Futures Point to Fresh Record Highs as Bulls Ride U.S.-China Trade Pact

    Wall Street looks set for more record highs Thursday as global investors react to details of a phase one trade agreement between the U.S. and China that eases tensions between the world's two biggest economies.

  • Anxious Markets Await Trade Deal Signing, Futures Are Flat, U.S. Data Surprises
    FX Empire

    Anxious Markets Await Trade Deal Signing, Futures Are Flat, U.S. Data Surprises

    Global markets are mixed as traders wait for the Phase One deal signing. The details so far suggest the Phase One deal is far less than the market was expecting.

  • Asian Shares Finishes Lower on Investor Trepidation Ahead of Trade Deal Signing
    FX Empire

    Asian Shares Finishes Lower on Investor Trepidation Ahead of Trade Deal Signing

    The fact that tariffs are likely to remain in place until after the 2020 U.S. presidential elections is rattling investors along with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s comment that existing tariffs on Chinese goods would stay, pending further talks.

  • Benzinga

    Asia Stocks, US Futures Drop As US Says China Tariffs To Remain After Phase One Trade Deal

    The fact that the U.S. and China are finally set to sign the long-awaited phase one of their trade deal on Wednesday, ending an 18-month long trade war, provided a sigh of relief to the traders and markets in Asia, the European Union, and the U.S. surged earlier in the week. President Donald Trump earlier said that the second phase of the trade deal will not be signed until at least after the U.S. presidential elections in November. The treasury department took China off the "currency manipulator" list on Monday.

  • Asian markets pull back at harsh reality beyond U.S.-China trade truce
    MarketWatch

    Asian markets pull back at harsh reality beyond U.S.-China trade truce

    Asian markets fell in early trading Wednesday, as the luster of the “phase one” trade deal between the U.S. and China faded and the reality of a long road ahead loomed.

  • TheStreet.com

    Dow Futures Lower As Trump Prepares to Sign 'Monster' U.S.-China Trade Deal

    President Donald Trump will sign what he has called a 'beautiful monster' of at trade deal between the U.S. and China later today, but questions over the fate of tariffs, and future talks, have global investors in a cautious mood.

  • Global Markets: Stocks climb new peaks on trade deal, oil slips on demand worries
    Reuters

    Global Markets: Stocks climb new peaks on trade deal, oil slips on demand worries

    Key world equity indexes climbed to new records on Wednesday on hopes a U.S.-China trade deal will reduce harmful tensions, but oil prices slid on doubts the pact will spur world growth and boost crude demand. U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a Phase 1 deal that will roll back some tariffs and see China boost purchases of U.S. goods and services, defusing a prolonged conflict between the world's two largest economies. Liu said in remarks at the White House that the United States and China need to step up cooperation, and that the deal benefits both countries and the world.

  • Stocks climb new peaks on trade deal, oil slips on demand worries
    Reuters

    Stocks climb new peaks on trade deal, oil slips on demand worries

    Key world equity indexes climbed to new records on Wednesday on hopes a U.S.-China trade deal will reduce harmful tensions, but oil prices slid on doubts the pact will spur world growth and boost crude demand. U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a Phase 1 deal that will roll back some tariffs and see China boost purchases of U.S. goods and services, defusing a prolonged conflict between the world's two largest economies. Liu said in remarks at the White House that the United States and China need to step up cooperation, and that the deal benefits both countries and the world.

  • Financial Times

    Film on daring female surfer makes waves in Bangladesh

    The film No Dorai is based on the inspirational story of Bangladesh’s first competitive female surfer, who beat most of her male rivals. Director Tanim Rahman was busy promoting No Dorai — titled Dare to Surf for international markets — when he was served with a legal notice on December 10 that led to the withdrawal of the film from cinemas in the cities of Dhaka and Chattagram, where it had been showing since November 29. The film’s main character is named Ayesha, the name — sometimes written as Aisha — of one of the wives of Mohammed, the chief prophet and central figure of Islam.

  • FX Empire

    Asian Indexes Mixed; Aussie Shares Hit Record High Led by Mining Stocks

    Australian shares hit record highs on Tuesday, powered by gains in financial and mining sectors, as optimism over a planned signing of a preliminary Sino-U.S. trade deal lifted investor spirits.

  • Asian markets mixed after U.S. elevates China from currency manipulator
    MarketWatch

    Asian markets mixed after U.S. elevates China from currency manipulator

    Asian markets were mixed in early trading Tuesday, after the U.S. said China is no longer a currency manipulator ahead of the signing of a “phase one” trade agreement this week.