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Ayai Tomisawa

Nikkei edges higher; corporate earnings and BOJ in focus

25 Apr 2019

* Hitachi Construction jumps on hopes of strong mining business

CORRECTED-Nikkei eases as caution sets in before earnings; Nissan plunges

24 Apr 2019

* Nissan plunges 4 pct; cuts earnings outlook after market close

Nikkei flat as investors cautious before earnings; Nissan tumbles

24 Apr 2019

* Topix volume has fallen short for 3 days before big holiday

INTERVIEW-Japan's Asahi Life plans to up foreign bond holdings to 150 bln yen

23 Apr 2019

* Asahi to diversify foreign bonds to euro, Aussie dollar, NZ

REFILE-Nikkei edges up as mining, refinery stocks gain after oil hits 2019 highs

23 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 23 Japan's Nikkei average ended modestly higher on Tuesday, with oil-related stocks leading the gains after Washington moved to end all Iran sanctions waivers, while recent gainers such as Fast Retailing and Yaskawa Electric dropped on profit-taking.

Nikkei slips as Fast Retailing drops on profit-taking; mining shares jump

23 Apr 2019

* Investors take profits on Fast Retailing after hitting record high

Japanese stocks edge up, MUFG falls on writedown worries

22 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 22 Japan's Nikkei edged up on Monday in choppy trade as investors stayed on the sidelines before the Golden Week holiday starts later in the week, while Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group underperformed on a report that it will book a writedown.

Nikkei edges up in choppy trade; MUFG falls on writedown worries

22 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 22 Japan's Nikkei edged up on Monday morning in choppy trade as investors stayed on the sidelines before the Golden Week holiday starts later in the week, while Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group underperformed on a report that it will book a writedown.

Nikkei posts 3rd weekly gain, Nintendo surges 14 pct

19 Apr 2019

* Nissan falls on report it will cut global production, though company denies

Nikkei buoyed by cyclical stocks; Nintendo jumps 16 pct

19 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 19 Japan's Nikkei rose on Friday morning as Wall Street gains raised risk appetite and lifted cyclical stocks, while Nintendo jumped after Tencent won approval to sell its Switch console in China.

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