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Stanley White

Japan stocks end higher ahead of U.S. payrolls data

12:22pm IST

TOKYO, Dec 6 Japanese shares closed higher on Friday, a day after its government approved a 26 trillion yen ($239.32 billion) stimulus package to support growth, with the focus shifting to U.S. jobs data that will be out later in the day.

Japanese shares edge higher before U.S. non-farm payrolls

7:47am IST

TOKYO, Dec 6 Japanese shares rose on Friday, a day after its government approved a 26 trillion yen stimulus package to support growth and shield the economy from risks posed by a slowdown overseas.

Asian stocks climb as trade deal hopes flicker among Trump's mixed signals

05 Dec 2019

TOKYO/HONG KONG Stock markets in Asia inched up on Thursday on the possibility that China and the United States may soon seal a "phase one" deal to end their 17-month trade war, but conflicting messages from U.S. President Donald Trump kept a lid on the advance.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares gain as trade deal hopes flicker among Trump's mixed signals

05 Dec 2019

* Stocks in Asia move a notch higher on hopes of U.S.-China deal

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks inch up on trade outlook but markets remain wary

05 Dec 2019

TOKYO, Dec 5 Asian stocks edged up on Thursday on signs the United States and China were on track for a preliminary trade deal, though optimism was tempered by the almost daily shifts in prospects for defusing the damaging tariff war now in its second year.

Yen, Swiss franc hold gains as trade war worries deepen; yuan falters

04 Dec 2019

TOKYO The yen and Swiss franc held gains against the dollar on Wednesday as appetite for safe-havens spiked after U.S. President Donald Trump warned a trade deal with China might not be in place until after the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

FOREX-Yen, Swiss franc hold gains as trade war worries deepen

04 Dec 2019

TOKYO, Dec 4 The yen and Swiss franc held gains against the dollar on Wednesday as appetite for safe-havens spiked after U.S. President Donald Trump warned a trade deal with China might not come until after the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

FOREX-Dollar on defensive over economy, U.S. trade war expansion

03 Dec 2019

TOKYO, Dec 3 The dollar traded near a one-week low versus the yen on Tuesday and near the lowest in almost two weeks against the euro, on concern about weak U.S. manufacturing data and signs of new fronts in the U.S. trade war.

FOREX-Dollar nurses wounds as factory data sparks economy concern

03 Dec 2019

TOKYO, Dec 3 The dollar traded near a one-week low versus the yen on Tuesday and near the lowest in almost two weeks against the euro, on concern about weak U.S. manufacturing data and signs of new fronts in the U.S. trade war.

Japan shares rally as strong China data ease growth concerns

02 Dec 2019

TOKYO, Dec 2 Japanese shares rose on Monday by the most in a month after data showed China's factory activity and domestic demand picked up, easing concern about the health of the world's second-largest economy.

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