Tag: NIKKEI 225 Index

Is the U.S. stock market open on Labor Day?

It is unofficially summer’s last hurrah for Wall Street investors. U.S. financial markets will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 6, marking a...

Here’s the chart that shows what’s about to happen in the jobs market

The payrolls report about to be released Friday could show total employment is back to within 5 million jobs of where it stood before the...

European stocks headed for fourth-straight monthly win, but softer Asian data, holidays weigh

European stocks were headed for the fourth straight month of gains for May, but the month was winding down on a lackluster note Monday after...

Dow trades to records but retreats in first full day of Biden presidency

U.S. stock benchmarks turned south Thursday morning, after initially extending the rally to fresh records, as investors pondered President Biden’s prospects for combating the COVID-19...

Shares rise in Asia on hopes for U.S. stimulus as Trump leaves hospital

A general view of the Tokyo Stock Market(TSE) is pictured on October 01, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images Shares advanced in on Tuesday...

Japan’s Nikkei gets the week off to a strong start as stocks in Asia rally early Monday

Stocks rallied in Asia early Monday, with Japan’s Nikkei and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng indexes leading the way. Australian stocks were also strong. Japanese stocks...

Asian stocks inching lower after intraday rebound lifts U.S. equity markets

Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook. Stocks slipped...

Asian markets mixed as Fed keeps interest rates unchanged

Asian markets were mixed early Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, as expected, and the CEOs of big tech companies emerged...

Stocks in Asia follow their U.S. counterparts higher early Wednesday

Stocks in Asia were mostly higher early Wednesday, following a rally in U.S. markets driven by optimism over the gradual economic recovery from the coronavirus...

Asian markets mixed as U.S.-China tensions heat up

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Monday, as tensions between the U.S. and China rose. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, +1.48% gained 1.5% while Hong Kong’s...