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      Weaker yen supports Japanese stocks

      Stocks across the Asia Pacific region had a mixed start to the week, with a weaker yen helping Japanese stocks shrug...

    2. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Firmer yen weighs on Japanese equities

      Equities across the Asia Pacific region are set to end the week on a downbeat note, with Japanese stocks in particular...

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    1. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Japan shares lower amid mixed Asian markets

      Japanese markets were lower amid a mixed session for Asian markets as Wall Street pulled back from a record high and...

    2. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Japanese markets defy regional sell-off

      Most Asian stock markets were weaker on Tuesday morning, with Japanese shares managing to avoid the sell-off as...

    3. July 18, 2016

      Japan’s volatile Mothers market blasts into the future

      After nearly four years of the Abenomics growth programme, a deflation-busting negative interest rate policy in place...

    4. July 15, 2016

      Wall Street retreats from record high

      Friday 21:00 BST. US and European stocks closed out a strong week on a slightly subdued note, even as further positive...

    5. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Pound, Japan stocks, yen, eye monster weekly moves

      Maybe you’ve been too caught up in Pokémon Go fever to notice, but it has been a BIG week for Japanese stocks, the yen...

    6. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      China GDP, BoE's hold help Asian markets round out solid week

      Asian markets looked set to cap off a strong week with gains on Friday as China’s economy held steady in the June...

    7. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      Pokémonetary policy: yen, stocks swing on helicopter money

      BREAKING: We have obtained what is believed to be a screenshot from Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda’s smartphone...

    8. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      Japanese markets trim gains as yen strengthens, Asia still higher

      Another record high for Wall Street and sustained expectations the Bank of Japan is gearing up to further loosen...

    9. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      Yen-tal as anything: The dips are getting bigger

      Japanese stocks are staging some of their strongest winning streaks on record as growing expectations for monetary...

    10. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Japanese shares leap, yen slides as BoJ rumours fly

      Japanese stocks staged one of their biggest one-day rallies this year amid speculation the Bank of Japan could be...

    11. FT Alphaville

      July 11, 2016

      FT Opening Quote: Looking to Europe

      US and Asia markets rally; is Europe next? FT Opening Quote is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the...

    12. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      FT Opening Quote: Nintendo, LafargeHolcim, Lloyds

      FT Opening Quote is your early Square Mile briefing, written by Robert Armstrong. You can sign up for the full...

    13. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Markets leap on strong US jobs data

      Australian and Japanese shares are posting solid gains in early trade as sentiment in markets was given a boost by...

    14. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Japanese carmakers and banks sink

      With the yen/dollar dallying between the ¥100 and ¥101 range, Japanese companies are feeling the heat on Wednesday....

    15. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Yen through ¥‎101 per dollar, Japan stocks down 2.4%

      The Japanese yen has broken through the ¥‎101 barrier again, putting pressure on Japanese stocks. The yen strengthened...

    16. July 5, 2016

      US Treasury yields slide to record lows

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. A renewed bout of nerves regarding the impact of the UK’s vote to leave the EU pushed sterling to a...

    17. Fast FT

      July 5, 2016

      Yen eyes sub-¥102 close for first time in two years

      Japanese stocks may have dodged a bullet today, posting relatively mild declines despite a solid session for the yen....

    18. Fast FT

      July 4, 2016

      Asian stocks continue post-Brexit rally

      Stock markets around Asia advanced on Monday morning, continuing last week’s solid post-Brexit rebound. That comes...

    19. Fast FT

      July 1, 2016

      Asian markets rise on stimulus bets

      Asian stocks markets continued a global rally, with the Bank of England spurring expectations central banks are on hand...

    20. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      Brexit to hand pound its worst month since financial crisis

      It was a most dramatic day, but just how much of an impact has Brexit had on monthly and quarterly performances of...

    21. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      Asian market gains clipped as pound weakens

      As European traders arrive at their desks, the pound has hit its lowest point of the day. Sterling has fallen one-third...

    22. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      Asian markets continue global relief rally

      Asian stocks were on track to finish the quarter on an up note as investors remained in an upbeat mood after UK blue...

    23. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      Japanese stocks shrug off lacklustre industrial data

      Japanese equities shrugged off a poor industrial production reading in early trade on Thursday, despite no major...

    24. June 29, 2016

      FTSE 100 recoups post-Brexit vote decline

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. Another day of stabilisation in global markets saw UK blue-chip stocks recover all the losses...

    25. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Japanese shares defy stronger yen and rise

      Japanese shares have climbed in early trade, latching on to overnight gains on global stock markets. The broad Topix is...

    26. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Brexit markets roundup - where we're at

      After the storm, the tentative buying opportunity? Sterling is higher, gold is lower and UK stocks could end a two-day...

    27. June 27, 2016

      What next for the pound? Top questions after Brexit

      Has the shakeout of bad positions ended? Investors bet big on the British electorate sticking with the EU. Over the...

    28. Fast FT

      June 27, 2016

      Economists see greater chance of BoJ easing

      In the wake of the UK vote in favour of leaving the EU, analysts believe the odds of the Bank of Japan unleashing...

    29. Fast FT

      June 27, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: brace yourselves

      Let’s keep this brief…. Markets across Asia Pacific have had a mixed open to the week. At lunchtime the Hang Seng is...

    30. Fast FT

      June 27, 2016

      Japanese stocks - they love a rebound

      Japanese stocks are showing everyone else how it’s done as they recover from Friday’s declines, which were some of the...

    31. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      'True mayhem' - Japanese markets reel from Brexit vote

      Japanese trading floors lurched from frenzied activity to silent disbelief in the closing minutes of Friday trading, as...

    32. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Japan stocks 8% lower amid Kuroda comments

      As the Tokyo afternoon session entered its final hour with stocks in the Topix index almost 8 per cent down on the day...

    33. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Japanese stocks tumble, no sign of yen intervention

      Japanese stocks returned after the lunch break with a massive drop, down more than 8 per cent on the day as a global...

    34. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Japan down in mid-morning trade, yen stronger

      Nearly two hours into the Tokyo morning session, the Topix is down a fairly narrow 1.5 per cent but the swings that...

    35. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Japanese, Australian stocks up in early trade

      Japanese stocks edged higher on Friday morning, choosing to ignore the spectacular moves in the yen that preceded the...

    36. Fast FT

      June 23, 2016

      Asian markets cautious ahead of UK's EU referendum

      Asian markets were treading cautiously ahead of the UK’s referendum today on whether to stay in the European Union, but...

    37. Fast FT

      June 23, 2016

      Early gains for Japanese, Antipodean stocks

      It’s early days, but for the Asian markets that are up and running, things are looking up on Brexit day. About a...

    38. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: One more day

      Twenty-twenty-twenty-four hours to go, I wanna be sedated. Voting EU or vote to go-oh-oh, I wanna be sedated. Just get...

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