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Stock market today: Asian shares mixed after calm day on Wall St

May. 08, 2024 01:08 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday after U.S. stocks held relatively steady on Wall Street. U.S. futures and oil prices slipped, while the yen weakened further against the U.S. dollar. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 1.5% to 38,244.76. Nintendo Co.’s share...

Stock market today: Asian shares advance ahead of US jobs report

May. 03, 2024 00:21 AM EDT

Asian shares were mostly higher Friday ahead of a report on the U.S. jobs market, while several major markets including Tokyo and Shanghai were closed for holidays. Oil prices and U.S. futures were higher. The Japanese yen strengthened slightly against the U.S....

Stock market today: Asian markets follow Wall Street swings after Fed keeps interest rates high

May. 02, 2024 01:38 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian markets wobbled in early Thursday trading after U.S. stocks swung to a mixed finish with the Federal Reserve delaying cuts to interest rates. U.S. futures surged and oil prices were higher. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index opened with a decline,...

Japan's currency falls to its weakest since 1990 against the dollar as the yen keeps yelping

Apr. 29, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the world's wildest action in financial markets is roiling around the Japanese yen. The value of Japan's currency has tumbled so much that for a moment on Monday it took 160 yen to equal $1. A few years ago, it took closer to 100 yen to make a U.S. dollar....

Stock market today: Asian benchmarks mostly slide as investors focus on earnings

Apr. 25, 2024 00:04 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Thursday as investors awaited a flood of global earnings reports, including updates from U.S. tech companies known as the “Magnificent Seven.” Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 1.4% in morning trading to 37,931.81. South Korea's Kospi...