^N225 - Nikkei 225

Osaka - Osaka Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
22,794.19
+96.83 (+0.43%)
At close: 3:15PM JST
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Previous Close22,697.36
Open22,917.52
Volume0
Day's Range22,794.19 - 22,949.32
52 Week Range19,239.52 - 24,129.34
Avg. Volume73,108
  • Asian Markets Maintain Weakness, Nikkei Boosted by Weaker Yen
    Market Realist20 minutes ago

    Asian Markets Maintain Weakness, Nikkei Boosted by Weaker Yen

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index closed higher last week and broke the seven-week losing streak. However, the Shanghai Composite Index started this week on a weaker note and declined in the first two trading days amid the weak market sentiment. The Shanghai Composite Index opened slightly higher on July 18, lost strength as the day progressed, and closed the day at one-week low price levels.

  • US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higher
    Associated Press38 minutes ago

    US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higher

    World markets mostly rose Wednesday, spurred by the U.S. Federal Reserve's positive assessment of the U.S. economy and signs that industrial production is steady. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX added 0.7 ...

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    Stocks hit one-month high, dollar puts squeeze on gold

    World stocks hit a one-month high on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the U.S. central bank and rising company earnings buoyed the mood, lifted the dollar and sent safe-haven gold to a one-year trough. Wall Street's jump back above the psychologically significant 2,600-point mark [.N] was also keeping Europe's spirits up ahead of another packed day of earnings and data in the United States. London's FTSE (.FTSE) rose 0.5 percent as the pound (GBP=D3) continued to suffer the Brexit blues, while Germany's DAX (.GDAXI) climbed to a one-month high on hopes the European Union and U.S. will cut a beneficial deal on car tariffs.

  • Stocks hit one-month high, dollar puts squeeze on gold
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Stocks hit one-month high, dollar puts squeeze on gold

    World stocks hit a one-month high on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the U.S. central bank and rising company earnings buoyed the mood, lifted the dollar and sent safe-haven gold to a one-year trough. Wall Street's jump back above the psychologically significant 2,600-point mark [.N] was also keeping Europe's spirits up ahead of another packed day of earnings and data in the United States. London's FTSE rose 0.5 percent as the pound continued to suffer the Brexit blues, while Germany's DAX climbed to a one-month high on hopes the European Union and U.S. will cut a beneficial deal on car tariffs.

  • TheStreet.com2 hours ago

    Global Stocks March Higher as Upbeat Powell, Robust Earnings Ignite the Bulls

    U.S. dollar looks set to test one-year highs as 2-year note yields hit fresh 11-year peak following Powell testimony. Trade war concerns keep Asia markets in check, but weaker currencies, solid earnings give European stocks early boost.

  • Stocks hit 1-month high, dollar puts squeeze on gold
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Stocks hit 1-month high, dollar puts squeeze on gold

    World stocks hit a one-month high on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the U.S. central bank and rising company earnings buoyed the mood, lifted the dollar and sent safe-haven gold to a one-year trough. Wall Street's jump back above the psychologically significant 2,600-point mark was also keeping Europe's spirits up ahead of another packed day of earnings and data in the United States. London's FTSE rose 0.5 percent as the pound continued to suffer the Brexit blues, while Germany's DAX climbed to a one-month high on hopes the European Union and U.S. will cut a beneficial deal on car tariffs.

  • Reuters6 hours ago

    Nikkei rises to more than 1-month high; automakers, tech shares gain

    Japan's Nikkei share average advanced to a more than one-month high on Wednesday as exporters such as automakers and technology firms got a boost after the dollar hit a six-month high against the yen. ...

  • Asian Equities Edge Higher After Powell Testimony; Japan, EU Sign Trade Agreement
    Investing.com8 hours ago

    Asian Equities Edge Higher After Powell Testimony; Japan, EU Sign Trade Agreement

    Investing.com – Asian equities traded slightly higher in morning trade on Wednesday following upbeat remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell during his congressional testimony.

  • Upbeat Testimony from Fed Chair Powell Fuels Stockmarket and the US Dollar
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    Upbeat Testimony from Fed Chair Powell Fuels Stockmarket and the US Dollar

    When pressed on the matter of trade disputes between the U.S. and its trading partners – namely China and the European Union – Powell said it was “difficult to predict” the implications of those on the economy. Essentially, Powell basically said that Fed policy is data dependent and the inclusion of the phrase ‘for now’ in its recent statement provides the bank with some flexibility if it needs to alter the interest rate ahead. Based on the reaction in the financial markets, it looks as if investors believe that trade policy has not yet affected the Fed’s intentions for further gradual rate hikes.

  • UK Inflation to Drive the GBP, with Trump and Powell to Direct the USD
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    UK Inflation to Drive the GBP, with Trump and Powell to Direct the USD

    Upward momentum in the Dollar resumed following Powell’s testimony on Tuesday, with today’s testimony and noise from the Oval Office likely to influence, with inflation numbers out of the UK to hit the Pound.

  • The Wall Street Journal10 hours ago

    U.S. Stocks Higher After Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s Testimony

    U.S. stocks rose Tuesday following Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s Senate testimony, while investors also continued dissecting the latest round of corporate earnings results. The S&P 500 rose 11.12 points, or 0.4%, to 2809.55, and the technology-focused Nasdaq Composite climbed 49.40 points, or 0.6%, to 7855.12. Mr. Powell told Congress that strong economic growth and stable inflation should keep the central bank on track to gradually raise short-term interest rates.

  • Reuters10 hours ago

    Nikkei rises to more than 1-month high as exporters get boost from weak yen

    Japan's Nikkei share average soared to a more than one-month high on Wednesday morning as exporters such as automakers and technology firms got a boost after the dollar hit a six-month high against the ...

  • Bloomberg14 hours ago

    Asia Stocks Set to Rise After Fed; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

    Asian stocks are poised to advance after an upbeat assessment on the economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell lifted U.S. shares. The dollar rallied and Treasuries were little changed.

  • Dollar Extends Advance After Powell; Stocks Mixed: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg14 hours ago

    Dollar Extends Advance After Powell; Stocks Mixed: Markets Wrap

    The dollar advanced for a second day after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gave an upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy, helping spur declines in raw materials prices and emerging-market currencies. Stocks in Europe rose and S&P 500 futures held steady. A Bloomberg commodities gauge was further weighed down by oil futures, which tumbled through a technical support level on rising inventories.

  • Dollar firms after Fed chair's upbeat remarks, stocks gain
    Reuters16 hours ago

    Dollar firms after Fed chair's upbeat remarks, stocks gain

    By Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rose on Tuesday against a basket of major currencies following an upbeat economic assessment from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, while world ...

  • Dollar firms after Fed chair's upbeat remarks, global stocks gain
    Reuters16 hours ago

    Dollar firms after Fed chair's upbeat remarks, global stocks gain

    The U.S. dollar rose on Tuesday against a basket of major currencies following an upbeat economic assessment from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, while world stocks climbed as a heavy week of corporate earnings also kicked into gear. Wall Street's main indexes erased losses from the start of the session to end solidly positive. The U.S. two-year Treasury yield rose to its highest level in nearly a decade, with the yield curve at its flattest in nearly 11 years.

  • TheStreet.com17 hours ago

    Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

    The major indices took well to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first visit to Capitol Hill, climbing out of negative territory to close Tuesday's session in the green across the board. Shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd of thousands of concert-goers on October 1, killing 58 people and wounding more than 500 others.

  • How Japan’s Services Industry Fared in June
    Market Realist23 hours ago

    How Japan’s Services Industry Fared in June

    According to a report provided by Markit Economics, the Japan Services PMI rose in June compared to May. It was 51.4 in June compared to 51 in May. It beat the market expectation of 51.2.

  • Tech Stocks Lead Declines As Netflix Topples; Market Awaits Powell
    Investor's Business Daily23 hours ago

    Tech Stocks Lead Declines As Netflix Topples; Market Awaits Powell

    Netflix led tech stocks lower early Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson, Goldman Sachs and UnitedHealth Group reported and markets looked toward Senate testimony from Fed Chief Powell.

  • TheStreet.comyesterday

    Stocks Drift, Oil Steadies, Dollar Dips as Investors Question Growth Prospects

    Global stocks drifted lower Tuesday, as oil prices remained in correction territory and investors re-set expectations for future U.S. rate hikes amid worrying signals from the bond market, as investors ...

  • Asian stocks mostly lower as weak energy shares weigh
    MarketWatchyesterday

    Asian stocks mostly lower as weak energy shares weigh

    Asian stocks are mostly lower on Tuesday as weak crude oil prices weighed on energy shares.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Nikkei rises to 1-month high on weak yen; machinery stocks fall on China concerns

    Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a one-month high on Tuesday as a weak yen lifted exporters, offsetting weakness in machinery stocks after data showed China's growth momentum is cooling. Toyota Motor Corp advanced 1.3 percent and Nissan Motor Co added 0.8 percent. China reported on Monday that its economic growth slowed in the second quarter and that factory output growth in June weakened to a two-year low, a worrying sign for investment and exporters as a trade war with the United States intensifies.

  • UK Stats and FED Chair Powell Put the GBP and USD into Focus
    FX Empireyesterday

    UK Stats and FED Chair Powell Put the GBP and USD into Focus

    Key stats out of the UK over the next few days could reinforce an August rate hike by the BoE, while FED Chair Powell may need to elaborate on possible effects of the trade war in the economy and policy.

  • The Wall Street Journalyesterday

    [$$] Japan's Yen Goes Off-Script as Asian Markets Wobble

    Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday. Chinese markets continued to fall, a day after economic data showed fall-offs in factory output and fixed-asset investment, with a 1% pullback in the Shanghai Composite. Investors tend to count on the yen strengthening in times of stress.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Nikkei up as exporter gains offset weakness in machinery stocks

    Japan's Nikkei share average rose to hover at 3-1/2-week highs on Tuesday as a weak yen lifted exporters, offsetting weakness in machinery stocks hurt by weak Chinese economic data. Toyota Motor Corp advanced 1.3 percent and Nissan Motor Co added 0.7 percent. On the other hand, concern about the strength of China's economy put machinery makers under pressure.