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TOCOM rubber gains on firm Shanghai futures

TOKYO (Feb 23): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures rose on Friday, supported by sharp gains in Shanghai futures, brokers said. TOCOM prices have declined about 9%...

Asian markets finish week on a high

Hong Kong: Asian markets ended the week on a positive note following the lead from Wall Street, with energy firms lifted by a rally...

Asian markets head into weekend on positive note

HONG KONG: Asian markets were on course Friday to end the week on a positive note following the lead from Wall Street, with energy...

Tokyo stocks gain moderately

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose moderately on Friday with investor sentiment propped up by a rebound on Wall Street, as the market regained stability.The benchmark...

Rocky path awaits Kuroda in his next BOJ term

© Reuters. BOJ Governor Kuroda attends a financial and monetary committee session at the Lower House of...

Japan finance minister: important for BOJ to keep current policy framework

© Reuters. BOJ Governor Kuroda speaks next to Japan's...

TOCOM rubber snaps 3-day rally on stronger yen, falling oil and...

TOKYO (Feb 22): Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures fell on Thursday, snapping a three-session rally, as a stronger yen, lower oil prices and plunging Tokyo...

World stock markets loosen up over Fed rate outlook

LONDON: World stock markets regained their composure on Thursday, recovering from falls seen after Federal Reserve minutes fanned expectations that US interest rates would...

European stocks slide on Fed rate-rise fears

LONDON: European stock markets slid on Thursday after Federal Reserve minutes fanned expectations that US interest rates would rise further and faster than previously...

Japan MOF’s Asakawa: to actively engage in G20 debate on cryptocurrencies

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO - A monitor shows various...

Tokyo stocks open lower after Wall Street drops

TOKYO: Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday following falls on Wall Street after minutes from the US central bank’s last meeting solidified expectations of...

Asian markets sink as Fed minutes spark fresh volatility fears

HONG KONG: Most Asian markets sank on Thursday, fuelling fears of fresh volatility after Federal Reserve minutes fanned expectations US interest rates would rise...

Fed’s Quarles says gradual U.S. rate hikes ‘appropriate’

© Reuters. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell takes the...

Japan PM’s adviser says BOJ should consider buying foreign bonds

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Koichi Hamada, professor emeritus of economics at Yale University and an economic adviser...

Fed minutes drag down US stocks, boost dollar

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks tumbled and the dollar moved decisively higher after Federal Reserve meeting minutes solidified expectations that the US central bank...