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Asian stocks slip as oil prices fall, Nikkei drops 1.4pc, Australian stocks down 0.9%


TOKYO: Asian stocks dipped on Tuesday as an ongoing slip in crude oil value dampened risk appetite, as the dollar nursed losses versus the safe-haven yen. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.3 percent. Japan’s Nikkei dropped 1.4 percent and Australian shares were down 0.9 percent. The region’s focus was on Chinese trade data due at 9 ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks start 0.20% lower, Nikkei 225 sheds 35.33pts


TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 0.20 percent lower on Tuesday, the last day of 2014 trading, as overnight Wall Street shares closed basically flat. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 35.33 points to 17,694.51 in the first minutes of trading. Japanese shares lost ground on Monday as worries over a possible Ebola virus outbreak in Tokyo cast ... Read More »

Tokyo stocks open 1.39% lower on huge selling pressure at Wall Street


TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 1.39 percent weaker at Tuesday morning after Wall Street shares remained under selling pressure,whereas the US dollar remained feeble vs the yen. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 236.98 points to 16,862.42 at the start. “Weakness in oil prices is contributing to the Wall Street slump. Global markets are still in a ... Read More »