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Shinichi Saoshiro

Japan's Nikkei hits 6-wk peak, higher bond yields lift banking sector

10 Sep 2019

TOKYO, Sept 10 Japan's Nikkei brushed a six-week peak on Tuesday, with exporters lifted by a weaker yen and a bounce in bond yields buoying the banking sector.

Rugby - Japan relying on organised chaos to reach quarters

10 Sep 2019

TOKYO Hosts Japan will rely on organised chaos at the Rugby World Cup as they bid to overcome formidable odds and progress to the knockout stage for the first time.

Japan's Nikkei reaches 6-week peak, rising bond yields lift financials

10 Sep 2019

TOKYO, Sept 10 Japan's Nikkei reached a six-week high on Tuesday, with a weaker yen lifting exporters and a bounce in bond yields buoying financial companies.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain as soft data lift stimulus hopes

09 Sep 2019

TOKYO, Sept 9 Asian stocks edged higher on Monday amid a cautious mood as investors pinned their hopes on expected global stimulus to support slowing growth in the world's major economies.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks edge up as weak data lift stimulus hopes

09 Sep 2019

TOKYO, Sept 9 Asian stocks tip-toed higher on Monday amid a cautious market mood as investors hoped for stimulus to support growth in the world's major economies.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks make cautious gains as weak data boosts stimulus hopes

09 Sep 2019

TOKYO, Sept 9 Asian stocks eked out modest gains on Monday, amid a cautious market mood as investors pinned expectations on likely stimulus to support growth in the world's major economies, which showed further signs of struggle.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares rise on trade talks hope, firm US data; safe havens sold

06 Sep 2019

* U.S. jobs report in focus after improvements in risk sentiment

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares rise on trade war hopes, firm US data; safe havens sold

06 Sep 2019

* U.S. jobs report in focus after improvements in risk sentiment

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares rise, safe havens sold on trade war optimism, firm US data

06 Sep 2019

* U.S. jobs report in focus after improvements in risk sentiment

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks track Chinese gains, pound finds a floor

04 Sep 2019

* Sterling regains some ground after Johnson setback in parliament

World News

'We are rising': students strike for global climate action

Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a U.N. climate summit adopt urgent measures to stop an environmental catastrophe.