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Tokyo stocks close down 0.54%

Tokyo stocks fell 0.54 percent Wednesday, following Wall Street lower after disappointing data on US housing and consumer confidence. The Nikkei-225 index ended down 80.63 points at 14,970.97, while the Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.67 percent, or 8.31 points, to 1,225.35. In the United States the Case-Shiller index for home prices in 20 leading cities fell 0.1 percent in December, the second straight monthly decline. The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index fell to 78.1 in February from 79.4 in January.

Tokyo stocks open down 1.03%

Tokyo stocks opened 1.03 percent lower on Wednesday, with investors taking cues from weak US data and the dollar's drop against the yen. The Nikkei-225 index was down 155.11 points to 14,896.49 at the start. Wall Street stocks fell Tuesday following weak data on housing prices and consumer confidence as well as a mixed outlook from JPMorgan Chase on some of its key business units. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.17 percent to 16,179.66.

Tokyo stocks close up 1.44%

Tokyo stocks closed 1.44 percent higher Tuesday following healthy gains on Wall Street ahead of the release of US economic indicators later in the week. The Nikkei-225 index rose 213.92 points to 15,051.60, while the Topix index of all first section shares climbed 1.20 percent, or 14.59 points, to 1,233.66. US stocks Monday finished higher as a February rally accelerated thanks to some high-flying technology equities. The broad-market S&P 500 rose 0.62 percent, just short of a record high, while the Dow added 0.64 percent and the Nasdaq was up 0.69 percent.

Tokyo stocks up 1.35% by break

Tokyo stocks rose 1.35 percent Tuesday morning following healthy gains on Wall Street ahead of the release of US economic indicators later in the week. The Nikkei-225 index was up 199.85 points at 15,037.53 by the break, while the Topix index of all first section shares rose 0.97 percent, or 11.79 points, to 1,230.86. US stocks Monday finished higher as a February rally accelerated thanks to some high-flying technology equities.

Tokyo stocks up 1.35% by break

Tokyo stocks rose 1.35 percent Tuesday morning following healthy gains on Wall Street ahead of the release of US economic indicators later in the week. The Nikkei-225 index was up 199.85 points at 15,037.53 by the break, while the Topix index of all first section shares rose 0.97 percent, or 11.79 points, to 1,230.86. US stocks Monday finished higher as a February rally accelerated thanks to some high-flying technology equities.

Tokyo stocks open up 1.11% higher

Tokyo stocks opened 1.11 percent higher on Tuesday as gains on Wall Street helped boost risk appetite ahead of of this week's release of key US economic indicators. The Nikkei-225 index was up 164.83 points to 15,002.51 at the open. US stocks Monday finished higher as a February rally accelerated amid continued strength of some high-flying technology equities. The broad-market S&P 500 rose 0.62 percent to 1,847.61, narrowly missing an all-time record.

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Monday

The stock market ended higher Monday, but a late fade kept it from closing at an all-time high. The market marched broadly higher most of the day, helped by optimism about the economy and more corporate mergers, only to slowly lose momentum in the final half hour of trading. The Standard On Monday: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 103.84 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 16,207.14. The S The Nasdaq composite added 29.56 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 4,292.97. For the year so far: The Dow is down 369.52 points, or 2.2 per cent. The S

Tokyo leads rebound for Asian shares

Tokyo stocks led a rebound on Asian markets Friday, reversing losses in the previous session as regional bourses took their cue from Wall Street, which shrugged off disappointing economic data. Asian markets were mostly heading for a strong finish to the week, after a downturn Thursday triggered by a trio of gloomy figures from China, the US and Japan that cast a pall over the economic outlook.

Tokyo leads rebound for Asian shares

Tokyo stocks led a rebound on Asian markets Friday, reversing losses in the previous session as regional bourses took their cue from Wall Street, which shrugged off disappointing economic data. Asian markets were mostly heading for a strong finish to the week, after a downturn Thursday triggered by a trio of gloomy figures from China, the US and Japan that cast a pall over the economic outlook.

Tokyo leads rebound for Asian shares

Tokyo stocks led a rebound on Asian markets Friday, reversing losses in the previous session as regional bourses took their cue from Wall Street, which shrugged off disappointing economic data. Asian markets were mostly heading for a strong finish to the week, after a downturn Thursday triggered by a trio of gloomy figures from China, the US and Japan that cast a pall over the economic outlook.
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