Nikkei 225 (Japan 225) news Page 1

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Asian shares up as Japan posts first weekly gain

Japan’s Nikkei posts first weekly gain on tech stocks rise and Hong Kong up after holiday

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Uniqlo owner to accelerate e-commerce transition

Fast Retailing laid down plans to focus on e-commerce operations

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Japan shares rise as tech stocks track Nasdaq gains

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index snapped three straight days of losses on Thursday

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Toyota invests in venture capital for sustainable city

Toyota’s Woven Capital investing in climate-focused venture capital to reduce CO2 emission

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Japan shares fall as investors turn cautious

Investors stayed on the sideline before key inflation readings from US due later today

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Japan’s SUMCO to raise $1.1bn to build silicon wafer plants

The manufacturer says current capacity unable to meet growing demand from chipmakers

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Hong Kong shares fall as China beefs up anti-monopoly bureau

The State Administration for Market Regulation is planning to add staff in its antitrust unit

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Japan shares extend losses as public fails to support new PM

Benchmark Nikkei 225 index was on track to close lower for an eighth straight session

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Rising oil prices drag Japan shares to over one-month low

Japan’s chief cabinet secretary says rising oil prices would hurt corporate profits

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Hong Kong shares fall over 2% as healthcare and tech drag

Hang Seng Healthcare Index fell nearly 4% and Hang Seng TECH index fell 1.3%

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Markets in Asia-Pacific region fall on inflation fears

Benchmark indices of Japan and Australia fell over 2% each as they track Wall Street losses

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Toyota's global output falls for first time in a year in August

Japanese carmaker saw its global production fell 16% in August on Southeast Asia woes

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Hong Kong shares pare losses on property, financials gains

CBOE Volatility index also known as the fear gauge rose to a one-week high overnight

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Japan and South Korea shares track Wall Street losses

Investors in Japan stayed on the sidelines as the Liberal Democratic Party began election

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Hong Kong shares rise on PBOC’s vow to protect homeowners

Elsewhere, Australian shares fell about 1.5% to see its worst day in nearly three weeks

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