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Nikkei climbs 1.4 pct to 8-month high after LDP win

Japan's Nikkei average climbed 1.4 percent to an eight-month high on Monday, as the yen weakened after the conservative Liberal Democratic Party, which favours aggressive monetary easing, won Sunday's election by a landslide. The Nikkei rose 132.77 points to 9

Nikkei climbs 1.3 pct to 8-month high after LDP victory

Japan's Nikkei average climbed 1.3 percent to an eight-month high in early trade on Monday, boosted by a weaker yen after the conservative Liberal Democratic Party, which favours aggressive monetary easing, won Sunday's election by a landslide. The Nikkei advanced 123.41 percent to 9,860.97, while the broader Topix index gained 1 percent to 808.91.

Nikkei set to rise, large buy orders from foreign brokers

Japan's Nikkei share average is expected to open high on Monday, led by exporters as the yen hit a 20-month low after the conservative Liberal Democratic Party, which favours aggressive monetary easing, won Sunday's election by a landslide. The Nikkei is likely to trade between 9,700 and 9,900, strategists said, while Nikkei futures in Chicago closed at 9,755 on Friday, down 0.1 percent from the Osaka close of 9,760. Foreign brokers put in a net buy orders of 1

Nikkei set to rise on a weaker yen after LDP election win

Japan's Nikkei share average is expected to open high on Monday, led by exporters as the yen hit a 20-month low after the conservative Liberal Democratic Party, which favours aggressive monetary easing, won Sunday's election by a landslide. The Nikkei is likely to trade between 9,700 and 9,900, strategists said, while Nikkei futures in Chicago closed at 9,755 on Friday, down 0.1 percent from the Osaka close of 9,760. "The yen has weakened further, which is posi

Nikkei dips ahead of Sunday's election, still overbought

Japan's Nikkei average inched down on Friday as investors were cautious ahead of this Sunday's general election, with strong expectations that the main opposition party, which favours aggressive easing, is set for victory. The Nikkei ended 0.1 percent lower at 9,737.56, but was

Japan's Nikkei ticks lower ahead of Sunday's election

Japan's Nikkei average inched down on Friday, ahead of Sunday's general election, with strong expectations that the main opposition party, which favours aggressive easing, is set for victory. The Nikkei ended 0.1 percent lower at 9,737.56, but was still near its eight-month closing high reached in the previous session. The broader Topix index added 0.2 percent to 801.04.

Nikkei edges down on profit-taking, tankan sours mood

Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Friday as investors adjusted their positions before Sunday's election amid chart signals that the market is 'overbought', while poor corporate sentiment soured the mood. The Nikkei shed 0.4 p

Nikkei edges down on profit-taking before Sunday election

Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Friday as investors adjusted their positions before Sunday's election amid chart signals that the market is 'overbought' after jumping to an eight-month high. The Nikkei shed 0.5 percent to 9,702.46 after closing at the highest level since April 5 on Thursday. The broader Topix index fell 0.3 percent at 796.96.

Nikkei seen range-trading, futures and options settlement eyed

Japan's Nikkei share average is expected to trade in a narrow range on Friday as investors adjust their positions before Sunday's election amid chart signals that the market is 'overbought' after jumping to an eight-month high. Market players said the Nikkei was likely to trade between 9,650 to 9,800 on Friday, adding that the early focus will be the settlement of quarterly Nikkei 225 futures and options at the market open. The closely watched settlement price,

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