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Dollar steadies after upbeat U.S. data amid holiday-thin trade

3:06am BST

TOKYO The dollar steadied against a basket of currencies on Friday after hitting a 2-1/2-week high overnight as data pointed to a sturdy U.S. economy, while the euro was dented by weak manufacturing activity in Europe.

Nikkei hits 4-mth high on rally in mobile carriers, Topix soft

16 Apr 2019

* Mobile firms up as Docomo unveils smaller-than-feared price cuts

Japanese shares make 4-mth high, led by mobile carriers

16 Apr 2019

* Nikkei climbs to its highest level since Dec. 4Speculative buying pushes up N/T ratio to 2nd highest on record

Nikkei ends at 4-month high ahead of earnings, 10-day holiday

12 Apr 2019

* Investors wary of buying ahead of earnings season, 10-day break

Japanese stocks inch up as investors await earnings, 10-day holiday

12 Apr 2019

* Topix falls 0.1 pct; Nikkei up 0.6 pct thanks to Fast Retailing

FOREX-Yen eases on trade optimism, sterling edges up after Brexit vote

04 Apr 2019

* U.S.-China trade talks making progress: White House advisor

FOREX-Euro firms on trade optimism, sterling higher after Brexit vote

04 Apr 2019

* ISM services, ADP payrolls data highlight slowing U.S. economy

Mrs Watanabe joins activist investors to shake up Japan Inc

03 Apr 2019

TOKYO Foreign activist investors who have long complained about Japanese companies' cash-hoarding and stingy payouts to shareholders may have found an unusual ally -- Japanese retail investors.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares steady as investors weigh U.S. recession risk; kiwi plunges

27 Mar 2019

* Investors ponders implications of inverted U.S. yield curve

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares lose steam on U.S. recession fears; kiwi dives on RBNZ signal

27 Mar 2019

* US housing, consumer confidence data point to slowing economy

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