3 Jun 2020
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday as investors took heart from a strong showing on Wall Street and a cheaper yen against the dollar.
18 Sep 2019
The dollar held near a seven-week high against the Japanese yen on Wednesday before the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting where officials are widely expected to cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point.
17 Jan 2019
Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday, weighed down by a firming yen, but banking shares gained to provide some support for the overall market.
10 Jan 2019
Asian markets mostly turned south Thursday as investors took a breather after rallying this week on optimism over China-US trade talks and the Federal Reserve's softer tone on interest rates.
5 Oct 2018
It is demeaning that the Asians now control domestic commodity trading in Nigeria. They were able to hedge out Nigerian produce buyers. They buy produce like cocoa, coffee, groundnut, cotton, sorghum, gum Arabic, rubber, palm produce etc. It was easy for them to do that because they possess large capital. It is, therefore, mindboggling that…
11 Sep 2018
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday despite lingering worries about trade issues as the yen lost ground against the dollar, which tends to boost stocks.
17 Jul 2018
Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the yen remained cheaper against the dollar, with worries over a US-China trade war receding.
13 Jun 2018
Tokyo stocks closed higher on Wednesday helped by a cheaper yen, as market focus shifted from Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's summit to US and European central bank meetings.
21 May 2018
The announcement of a currency- swap deal between Nigeria and China has compelled speculators to make last minute plans to wreak havoc on the naira before the deal gets underway. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, led the Nigerian delegation to…
26 Apr 2018
Tokyo stocks closed higher Thursday as a cheaper yen helped boost market sentiment, with investors pursuing shares in companies expected to report brisk earnings.
18 Apr 2018
Tokyo stocks closed solidly higher on Wednesday, helped by gains on Wall Street and a weaker yen, as investors digested news from the US-Japan summit talks.