* Dollar-yen impact limited on Japan stocks longer-term - analyst
SHANGHAI, July 21 China's major stock indexes edged lower early on Friday, but looked set to end higher for the week, aided by strong gains in cyclicals including raw material firms.
* Dow down 0.13 pct, S&P 500 down 0.02 pct, Nasdaq up 0.08 pct (Updates to market close, changes byline)
NEW YORK, July 20 The euro strengthened to its highest level in nearly two years against the U.S. dollar on Thursday after Europe's central bank chief said officials would discuss possible changes to its bond-buying scheme this autumn, while a gauge of stocks globally gained for a 10th straight session.
NEW YORK, July 20 Stocks ended little changed on Wall Street on Thursday as a deal between Sears and Amazon weighed on home improvement retailers while gains in Regeneron and Microsoft buoyed the Nasdaq.
LONDON, July 20 Prime Minister Theresa May moved to ease concerns over Brexit among British business on Thursday, saying she wanted a "smooth, orderly exit" from the European Union including "a period of implementation in order to avoid any cliff-edges".
All American Indices
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||20 Jul 2017||21,611.78||-28.97||-0.13%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||20 Jul 2017||6,390.00||+4.96||+0.08%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||20 Jul 2017||220.34||-0.04||-0.02%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||20 Jul 2017||286.39||+0.43||+0.15%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||20 Jul 2017||15,264.64||+19.93||+0.13%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||20 Jul 2017||2,585.94||+7.37||+0.29%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||20 Jul 2017||51,144.14||+57.21||+0.11%|