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Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closes up 3.13% after BoJ decision

Tokyo stocks jumped 3.13 percent by the close Tuesday after the Bank of Japan held off expanding its asset-buying programme but said it would boost some lending schemes to stimulate borrowing. The Nikkei-225 index soared 450.13 points to 14,843.24, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 2.68 percent, or 31.95 points, to 1,224.00. mis/pb/erf

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closes up 3.13% after BoJ decision

Tokyo stocks jumped 3.13 percent by the close Tuesday after the Bank of Japan held off expanding its asset-buying programme but said it would boost some lending schemes to stimulate borrowing. The Nikkei-225 index soared 450.13 points to 14,843.24, while the Topix index of all first-section issues was up 2.68 percent, or 31.95 points, to 1,224.00. mis/pb/erf

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index falls more than 3%

Tokyo stocks plunged more than three percent in opening trade Tuesday after weak US manufacturing data sent New York shares and the dollar tumbling. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index lost 3.03 percent, or 442.37 points, to 14,176.76 in the first few minutes of trade. mis/mtp

Vietnam's stock market index ends down

Vietnam's stock market index ends down HANOI, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's national stock market index, VN-Index, closed at 505.31 points on Wednesday, down 6.29 points, or 1.23 percent, against the previous trading day's closing session. A total of about 103.538 million shares worth 1.409 trillion Vietnamese dong (VND) (66.78 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the southern Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. Prices of 40 stocks went up, 201 stocks fell down, while 62 stocks closed unchanged.

Vietnam's stock market index ends up

Vietnam's stock market index ends up HANOI, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's national stock market index, VN-Index, closed at 511.6 points on Tuesday, up 0.37 points, or 0.07 percent against the previous trading day's closing session. A total of about 80.981 million shares worth 1.039 trillion Vietnamese dong (VND) (49.24 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the southern Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. Prices of 84 stocks went up, 127 stocks fell down, while 92 stocks remained unchanged.

Roundup: Philippine bourse slumps on fears over U.S. Fed tapering

Roundup: Philippine bourse slumps on fears over U.S. Fed tapering MANILA, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine stock market slipped below the 6,000-level over fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut its stimulus program. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index dived by 2.04 percent, or 122.54 points, to 5,886.40, while the broader all- share index lost 1.85 percent, or 68.22 points, to 3,612.58. Trading volume reached 633.93 million shares worth 7 billion pesos (159.06 million U.S. dollars) with 124 stocks declining, 31 advancing, and 36 were unchanged.

Vietnam's stock market index ends up

Vietnam's stock market index ends up HANOI, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's national stock market index, VN-Index, closed at 511.23 points on Monday, up 1.11 points,or 0. 22 percent, against the last Friday's closing session. A total of about 102.308 million shares worth 1.559 trillion Vietnamese dong (VND) (73.93 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the southern Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. Prices of 111 stocks went up, 123 stocks fell down, while 69 stocks remained unchanged.

Vietnam's stock market index ends up

Vietnam's stock market index ends up HANOI, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's national stock market index, VN-Index, closed at 511.62 points on Tuesday, up 3.09 points, or 0. 61 percent, against the previous trading day's closing session. A total of about 105.503 million shares worth 1.766 trillion Vietnamese dong (VND) (83.71 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the southern Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. Prices of 163 stocks went up, 65 stocks fell down, while 75 stocks remained unchanged.

Vietnam's stock market index ends mixed

Vietnam's stock market index ends mixed HANOI, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's national stock market index, VN-Index, closed at 508.53 points on Monday, up 0.75 points, or 0.15 percent, against the last Friday's closing session. A total of about 77.687 million shares worth 996.402 billion Vietnamese dong (VND) (47.22 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the southern Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. Prices of 89 stocks went up, 115 stocks fell down, while 78 stocks remained unchanged.

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index dives 4.0% by the close

Tokyo stocks plunged 4.0 percent Wednesday as selling pressure soared due to a stronger yen and after growing jitters over a likely pullback of the US stimulus dragged Wall Street lower. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 576.12 points to 13,824.94, marking the biggest drop since mid-June. The broader Topix index of all first-section shares fell 3.22 percent, or 38.40 points, to 1,155.26. "Selling pressure accelerated in afternoon trade as the yen was gaining ground," said Kenzaburo Suwa, strategist with Okasan Securities.
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