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India

Hideyuki Sano

FOREX-Yen gains, risk currencies slide as coronavirus worries deepen

10 Jul 2020

TOKYO, July 10 The yen rose to a two-week high and risk-sensitive currencies slid on Friday after a surge in new coronavirus infections in the United States further undermined the case for a quick turnaround in the economy.

REFILE-Japanese scoop up Aussie bonds as big guys lured by high yield

10 Jul 2020

TOKYO, July 10 Japanese investors are piling into Australian bonds, with big institutional players who have traditionally preferred bigger markets elsewhere stepping in, as Aussie bonds have reclaimed the status of the highest-yield in major developed markets.

FOREX-Dollar, yen gain while risk currencies slip as U.S. coronavirus anxiety deepens

10 Jul 2020

TOKYO, July 10 The dollar and other safe-haven currencies gained against their riskier peers on Friday after a surge in new coronavirus infections in the United States further undermined the case for a quick turnaround in the economy.

FOREX-Dollar, safe-haven currencies buoyed by U.S. coronavirus anxiety

10 Jul 2020

TOKYO, July 10 The dollar and other safe-haven currencies were well bid on Friday after a surge in new coronavirus cases in the United States further undermined the case for a quick economic recovery.

China shares rally, Asian stocks take a breather

07 Jul 2020

TOKYO/HONG KONG The Chinese share market extended its positive run on Tuesday, in line with the mainland government's push for a stronger market, while the rest of the region turned cautious on equities.

GLOBAL MARKETS-China shares rally, Asian stocks take a breather

07 Jul 2020

TOKYO/HONG KONG, July 7 The Chinese share market extended its positive run on Tuesday, in line with the mainland government's push for a stronger market, while the rest of the region turned cautious on equities.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hit speed bump, China extends sharp rally

07 Jul 2020

* China shares extend rally as investors count on policy support

Nikkei hits near 1-month high as China rebound hopes boost shippers, steelmakers

06 Jul 2020

TOKYO, July 6 Japanese shares rose on Monday as signs of an economic rebound in China boosted shippers and steelmakers, while worries over a spike in COVID-19 cases in some U.S. states were offset by prospects of more policy support to sustain the recovery.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hit 4-month high as U.S., China recoveries gather pace

03 Jul 2020

* Shanghai shares hit 14-month high on service sector recovery

Asian shares hit four-month high as U.S., China recoveries gather pace

03 Jul 2020

TOKYO/NEW YORK Asian shares rallied to a four-month high on Friday on robust U.S. payrolls data and a brisk pickup in Chinese service sector activity but a surge in coronavirus cases in the United States kept a lid on further risk-taking.

World News

Erdogan says first prayers in Hagia Sophia on July 24

The first prayers will be held in Turkey's Hagia Sophia on July 24, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, after declaring the ancient monument was once again a mosque following a court ruling revoking its status as a museum.