^N225 - Nikkei 225

Osaka - Osaka Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
22,553.22
-141.23 (-0.62%)
At close: 3:15PM JST
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Previous Close22,694.45
Open22,621.36
Volume0
Day's Range22,478.32 - 22,745.09
52 Week Range18,224.68 - 23,382.15
Avg. Volume90,940
  • Reuters16 hours ago

    Global shares rise; U.S. yield curve hits flattest in decade

    By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares gained worldwide on Friday and Wall Street notched closing record highs on U.S. tax legislation optimism, while the U.S. yield curve turned its flattest in ...

  • Tech companies lead US stocks higher as tax plan advances
    Associated Press16 hours ago

    Tech companies lead US stocks higher as tax plan advances

    Wall Street capped the week with broad gains, propelling the major stock indexes to a new set of milestones Friday.

  • Reuters16 hours ago

    Global shares rise; U.S. yield curve hits flattest in decade

    Shares gained worldwide on Friday and Wall Street notched closing record highs on U.S. tax legislation optimism, while the U.S. yield curve turned its flattest in a decade after the Federal Reserve hiked ...

  • 4 Reasons I'm Buying Softbank Group Stock
    Motley Fool21 hours ago

    4 Reasons I'm Buying Softbank Group Stock

    The Japanese telco is evolving into the Berkshire Hathaway of the tech world.

  • Global stocks mixed as investors await US tax deal
    Associated Pressyesterday

    Global stocks mixed as investors await US tax deal

    HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed on Friday as investors waited to see if U.S. politicians could pass tax reform legislation before Christmas.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

    ** China's top oil and gas company CNPC is considering taking over Total's stake in a giant Iranian gas project if the French company leaves Iran to comply with any new U.S. sanctions, industry sources said. ** Property developer Sunac China Holdings Ltd said it would sell HK$7.82 billion ($1 billion) worth of new shares to its major shareholder, the second share placement in five months after it vowed to slash its debt ratio.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Nikkei falls hit by telecom stocks, posts 1.1 pct weekly drop

    Japanese stocks fell to their lowest in more than a week on Friday, with mobile firms extending a sell-off on concerns of increased competition after e-commerce group Rakuten said it aims to become the country's fourth wireless carrier. KDDI Corp tumbled 6.7 percent, NTT Docomo skidded 4.6 percent and SoftBank, which has a more diversified business portfolio, shed 2.4 percent. The sell-off was triggered after Rakuten Inc said it was weighing entry into the mobile carrier market, which would set it up to compete with the telecom giants.

  • The Wall Street Journalyesterday

    U.S. Stocks Slip as GOP Tax Overhaul Hits Late Obstacle

    Stocks edged lower Thursday, as Republicans tried to keep their tax overhaul on track.

  • Reutersyesterday

    China regulators start antitrust review of Toshiba chip unit sale - report

    TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chinese regulators have begun an antitrust review of Toshiba Corp's $18 billion deal to sell its memory chip unit, two months after the Bain Capital-led buying consortium applied for approval, the Nikkei business daily said on Friday. The embattled Japanese conglomerate has said it would like to see the deal close before the end of March, although that target date has been seen as overly optimistic after a long and contentious auction process delayed Toshiba's decision on the buyer. The Nikkei report said Chinese regulators started the review this month.

  • Reutersyesterday

    China regulators start antitrust review of Toshiba chip unit sale -report

    TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Chinese regulators have begun an antitrust review of Toshiba Corp's $18 billion deal to sell its memory chip unit, two months after the Bain Capital-led buying consortium applied for approval, the Nikkei business daily said on Friday. The embattled Japanese conglomerate has said it would like to see the deal close before the end of March, although that target date has been seen as overly optimistic after a long and contentious auction process delayed Toshiba's decision on the buyer. China's Ministry of Commerce, which carries out antitrust reviews of global mergers, did not immediately comment when contacted by Reuters on Friday.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Nikkei falls to more than 1-week low; telecom stocks extend slide

    Japanese stocks fell to more than a week low on Friday morning, with mobile firms extending a sell-off on concerns of increased competition after Rakuten said it aims to become Japan's fourth wireless carrier. The sell-off was triggered after Rakuten Inc said it was weighing entry into the mobile carrier market, which would set it up to compete with the telecom giants. On the other hand, heavyweight stocks such as clothing company Fast Retailing Co rose 0.2 percent, while chip equipment makers also gained ground, with Tokyo Electron rising 0.7 percent and Advantest gaining 0.5 percent.

  • Barrons.com2 days ago

    Barron's After Hours: Hess Jumps, Jabil Gains, Oracle Sinks

    After a bright start U.S. stocks slipped on Thursday after Marco Rubio, the Republican Senator from Florida, suggested he may not support the latest version of the GOP tax bill. The S&P 500 dropped 0.4%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%, while the Nasdaq Composite declined 0.3%. In U.S. after-hours stock news: DDR (DDR) surges 9% after the shopping mall REIT announced the spin-off of a portfolio of 50 assets, comprised of 38 Continental U.S. assets and the entirety of the Puerto Rico portfolio into a separate publicly-traded REIT to be named Retail Value Trust ("RVT"). Hess (HES) jumped more than 6% after the Wall Street Journal reported that activist investor Elliott Management is hoping to either to remove John Hess as CEO or push him consider a sale of the energy company.

  • Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

    Get caught up on what's moving markets in Asia.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    World stocks lower; U.S. Treasury yield gap shrinks

    By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) - World shares were lower on Thursday after concern from investors over potential obstacles to Republican's tax overhaul and a slate of policy meetings from major ...

  • Reuters2 days ago

    World stocks lower; U.S. Treasury yield gap shrinks

    World shares were lower on Thursday after concern from investors over potential obstacles to Republican's tax overhaul and a slate of policy meetings from major central banks in Europe. MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.20 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 75.94 points, or 0.31 percent, to 24,509.49, the S&P 500 lost 10.79 points, or 0.41 percent, to 2,652.06 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 19.27 points, or 0.28 percent, to 6,856.53.

  • Here's who may be behind bitcoin's wild surge: Japanese men
    CNBC2 days ago

    Here's who may be behind bitcoin's wild surge: Japanese men

    A strategist at Deutsche Bank says retail investors have shifted to trading cryptocurrency after not profiting on foreign exchange trades.

  • Asian stocks mostly lower as US tax bill uncertainty weighs
    Associated Pressyesterday

    Asian stocks mostly lower as US tax bill uncertainty weighs

    Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as uncertainty about the progress of a sweeping U.S. tax revamp outweighed an optimistic Japanese economic survey. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 ...

  • TheStreet.com2 days ago

    Stock Markets Look to Hit New Records on Tax Cut Promises and Deal News

    With the Fed's much-anticipated rate hike out of the way, investors are likely to focus on a mega-media deal and tax cuts that could take U.S. stocks to new record highs.

  • Global stock markets drop after Fed rate hike
    Associated Press2 days ago

    Global stock markets drop after Fed rate hike

    Global stock markets fell Thursday as traders digested a series of interest rate decisions from around the world, notably the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest rate hike. However, the European Central Bank ...

  • TheStreet.com2 days ago

    Europe Weakens, Wall Street Edges Higher as Fed Hike Reaction Jumbles Markets

    The Fed's widely-anticipated rate hike still has markets scrambling to re-set prices amid a busy slate of central bank decisions and the potential for a final decision on U.S. tax reform.

  • Asian markets finish lower after Fed hikes interest rates; Myer falls almost 10%
    CNBC2 days ago

    Asian markets finish lower after Fed hikes interest rates; Myer falls almost 10%

    Asian markets closed slightly lower in their first session following the Federal Reserve's announcement that it raised U.S. interest rates.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Asia stocks slightly up after Fed move; dollar, U.S. yields sag

    Asian stocks generally rose on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a much-anticipated interest rate hike, while its caution on inflation tempered expectations for 2018 tightening, weighing on the dollar and Treasury yields. As long expected, the Fed raised rates for the third time this year on Wednesday, and it stuck to its projection for three rate increases next year. The Fed projected inflation to remain shy of its goal for another year, giving policymakers little reason to accelerate the expected pace of rate increases.

  • Okasan's Abe Sees More Upside for Japanese Equities
    Bloomberg Videoyesterday

    Okasan's Abe Sees More Upside for Japanese Equities

    Dec.14 -- Kenji Abe, Japan equity strategy head and chief strategist at Okasan Securities, discusses Japan's Tankan survey and what the data means for Japan's economy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."

  • The Bank of Japan will stay focused on inflation in 2018
    CNBC Videos2 days ago

    The Bank of Japan will stay focused on inflation in 2018

    Mark McFarland of Union Bancaire Privee says the Bank of Japan won't change policy for at least a year as it stays focused on higher inflation outcomes.

  • Global PMIs point to way up for 2018 stocks
    Reuters Videos2 days ago

    Global PMIs point to way up for 2018 stocks

    A global rebound gathers pace as new PMI readings show Germany's private sector output growing at its strongest in over six years and the French economy surging into 2018. Japan surprised markets, too, with its best manufacturing PMI in nearly four years. David Pollard reports.