The U.S. dollar changed hands at the lower 106 yen level early Tuesday in Tokyo.
At 9 a.m., the dollar was quoted at 106.21-26 yen compared with 106.20-30 yen in New York and 106.09-10 yen in Tokyo at 5 p.m. Monday.
The euro fetched 1.1285-1289 dollars and 119.87-88 yen against 1.1290-1300 dollars and 119.97-120.07 yen in New York and 1.1268-1269…Read more
Tokyo shares opened the trading Tuesday slightly higher after briefly sinking below the 16,000 line on bargain-hunting following a big slide in the previous day, but sentiment here was still weighed by Brexit anxieties.
At 9:15 a.m., the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average inched up 15.81 points, or 0.10 percent, from Monday to 16,034.99.
The broader Topix index of all First…Read more
- Chinese stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.31 percent to open at 2,824.23 points.
The smaller Shenzhen index opened 0.32 percent lower at 9,830.55 points. The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, was down 0.46 percent to open at 2,045.21 points.
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Canada's main stock market in Toronto inched down Monday as gold miners and other materials stocks gained on fading expectations for a U.S. interest rate hike and global jitters about whether Britain will vote to leave the European Union.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite Index lost 43.66 point, or 0.31 percent, to close at 13,993.88 points.…Read more
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) corn settled higher on Monday, while wheat and soybeans fell to open the week.
The most active corn contract for July delivery added 7 cents, or 1.65 percent, to close at 4.30 dollars per bushel. July wheat delivery lost 3.75 cents, or 0.76 percent, to settle at 4.9125 dollars per bushel. July soybeans fell 9.25…Read more
The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 212 basis points to 6.5805 against the US dollar Monday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
In China's spot foreign exchange market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2% from the central parity rate each trading day, according to China's (Xinhua) News…Read more
Tokyo stocks plunged Monday with the Nikkei index ending at a roughly two-month low on a strong yen and growing concerns that Britain could vote to leave the European Union at an upcoming referendum next week.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended down 582.18 points, or 3.51%, from Friday at 16,019.18. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues…Read more
Japan stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Mining, Shipbuilding and Precision Instruments sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 3.51% to hit a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Tokyo Dome Corp. (T:9681), which rose 1.54% or 7.0 points to…Read more
Small-time investor Tracy Li lost more than $3,000 of her hard-earned salary from working at a bank after China’s stock market crashed last summer, wiping out trillions of dollars in valuations in just days.
A year later, and she has been burned twice, betting government intervention to prop up the market after the rout would guarantee good returns.
“Everybody was…Read more
Middle East stock markets fell on Sunday as investors booked profits following a pull-back in oil prices and international stock markets, but some Saudi real estate shares bucked the downtrend because of the Kingdom’s economic reform plan.
Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate Development added 7.5 percent after a 20 percent jump last week. It has been strong since the developer said…Read more