TOKYO - The dollar rose above 110 yen for the first time since August 2008 on Wednesday, continuing to ride on bullish momentum against its peers generated by gains against a flagging euro. | Video
TOKYO - Asian shares got off on the back foot on Wednesday as continued civil unrest in Hong Kong sapped confidence, while the dollar index was in sight of a four-year high after marking its best quarterly gain in six years.
SYDNEY - The euro languished near a fresh two-year trough early on Wednesday, having come under fire as a further slowdown in euro zone inflation intensified pressure for more stimulus from the European Central Bank.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks slipped on Tuesday, dragged down by energy and materials shares as economic data disappointed. | Video
NEW YORK - Several pharmaceutical companies with potential Ebola treatments jumped in extended trade on Tuesday after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the virus diagnosed in the country.
- U.S. fund managers recommended cutting global stock holdings in their model portfolio to the lowest since the financial crisis and suggested increasing higher cash and property allocations, a Reuters poll showed.
NEW YORK, Sept 30 - U.S. stocks slipped on Tuesday, dragged down by energy and materials shares as economic data disappointed, and major indexes posted losses for the month.
LONDON, Sept 30 - European shares rose on Tuesday as a batch of weak inflation data increased the chances the European Central Bank will introduce new stimulus measures to boost the region's flagging economy.
* Tankan result gives limited impact to stock market - analysts * Selling in emerging market currencies can be a threat to Japanese market - analyst * Ibiden tumbles after cutting profit outlook By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Oct 1 - Japan's Nikkei share average was little changed in choppy trade on Wednesday, with a weak yen supporting sentiment despite mixed data from the Bank Of Japan's tankan survey. Business confidence among Japanese manufacturers improved for the fi
Financial markets in Hong Kong are closed on Wednesday, Oct. 1, for China's National Day holiday and on Thursday, Oct. 2, for the Chung Yeung Festival, and will resume trading on Friday.
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