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Nikkei hovers at 6-week highs after dovish Fed statement

3:34am BST

TOKYO, June 20 Japan's Nikkei rose on Thursday and hovered at six-week highs after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was ready to cut interest rates to support the economy, but gains were gapped by a stronger yen.

Nikkei ends near 6-week highs on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cut

19 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 19 Japan's Nikkei rallied hard to end near six-week highs on Wednesday on news that the United States and China will revive talks on trade, while expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment.

Nikkei surges to 4-week highs on hopes for trade talks and U.S. rate cut

19 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 19 Japan's Nikkei surged to four-week highs on Wednesday morning on news that the United States and China will rekindle talks on trade, while ongoing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment.

Japanese stocks slide, trade subdued as investors await Fed meeting

18 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 18 Japan's Nikkei dropped to a 1-1/2-week low in choppy trade on Tuesday but most investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a U.S. central bank policy decision later in the week.

Nikkei dips as investors await Fed meeting

18 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 18 Japan's Nikkei edged lower in choppy trade on Tuesday but most investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a U.S. central bank policy decision later in the week.

Japanese stocks buoyed by oil shares; Sony surges on hedge fund's break-up call

14 Jun 2019

* Sony jumps after Third Point calls on firm to spin-off chip unit

Oil shares support Nikkei; Sony surges on hedge fund's break-up call

14 Jun 2019

* Sony jumps 4% after Third Point calls on firm to spin-off chip unit

Nikkei slips as chip-related stocks weigh; Japan Display tanks

13 Jun 2019

* JDI nosedives after it says to cut jobs, downsize mobile ops

Nikkei slips on weakness in chip-related stocks

13 Jun 2019

* JDI nosedives after it says to cut jobs, downsize mobile ops

Nikkei edges up in choppy trade; weak yen supports exporters

11 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 11 Japan's Nikkei ended higher in choppy trade on Tuesday as cyclical stocks, inclding exporters, gained on the back of a weaker yen, while defensive firms underperformed.

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