Asian shares track Wall St. lower, yen gains

Asian shares recouped early losses on Friday as sentiment in the region proved resilient to Portuguese bank concerns amid signs offshore funds were returning to emerging world assets. MSCI’s ... Read More
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Yen Holds Biggest Gain in a Week on Stock Drop

The yen remained higher after a gain yesterday that was the biggest in a week, as U.S. stock futures point to declines in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index ... Read More
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Thai stocks decline after martial law

Thailand’s stock market sank Friday, a day after the country’s military seized power in a bloodless coup. Other Asian stock markets were mostly higher, with Japan boosted by weakness ... Read More

Dollar better bid after data, euro hobbled by rate cut view

The dollar hovered at one-week highs against the yen and held its ground on the euro early on Friday, having drifted up broadly after promising U.S. housing and factory ... Read More
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USD/JPY to challenge 101.27/00

Pair’s Outlook USD/JPY remains hesitant to commence a recovery. Instead it is weighed upon by the selling pressure, which forced the currency pair to decline below the 200-day SMA. ... Read More
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What Obama and Abe Didn’t Talk About

As New York Times columnist Paul Krugman recently reminded readers, the dirtiest word an economist can call you is “Japanese.” Swedes must be stewing with regret for giving Krugman ... Read More

Tokyo Inflation Quickens to Fastest Since 1992

Tokyo’s consumer prices rose 2.7 percent in April from a year earlier, the biggest jump since 1992, pumped up by a sales-tax increase and a year of unprecedented stimulus ... Read More

Dollar Gains 7th Day as Economic Data Signal Growth

The dollar gained for a seventh day against a basket of peers, the longest streak in almost a year, as revised data in a Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago ... Read More

Stock Futures Rise as Dollar Holds Yen Gain Before Data

U.S. and European equity-index futures climbed and the dollar held gains against the yen and euro before a payrolls report. Stocks fluctuated in Asia, wheat slid toward its first ... Read More

Yen Retreats as Russian Stocks Gain After Crimea

The yen fell for the first time in six days against the dollar as a rally in Russian stocks damped concern Crimea’s vote to leave Ukraine will lead to ... Read More
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