Mar 29, 2012 4:35 PM ET
U.S. stocks eased for the third day in a row on the rising worries about inflated domestic market valuations and the health of the economy in the euro zone. Best Buy plans to shutter 50 stores and a Korea based company may bid for operator of Payless ShoeSource. Crude oil decreased 2%.
Mar 29, 2012 9:46 AM ET
The benchmark index declined for the second day and extended two-day losses to 1.5%. Foreign investors cut stock positions last week after adding for twelve weeks in a row. Sharp advanced for the second day after it sold a stake to Taiwan based Hon Hai Precision.
Mar 28, 2012 4:10 PM ET
U.S. indexes wavered and extended two day losses to 1.5% after energy complex stocks declined. Crude oil eased after European nations and U.S. consider releasing oil from strategic oil reserves. Gold, silver and copper fell.
Mar 28, 2012 9:58 AM ET
The benchmark index in Tokyo traded lower as most stocks trade ex-dividend. Railroad and bus operator Tokyu Corp after it estimated lower than expected operating earnings. Chemical maker Nippon Kayaku Corp declined after nine-month operating net fell 14%.
Mar 27, 2012 4:19 PM ET
U.S. indexes wavered after consumer sentiment edged lower but held near one-year high and metropolitan home prices fell for the fifth month in a row. Prices declined in 17 of the 20 cities tracked. World markets extended gains and crude oil prices edged lower.
Mar 27, 2012 10:28 AM ET
The Nikkei index in Tokyo rebounds to cross the level last seen on March 11 a year ago when triple disaster crippled the nation and left 19,000 missing or dead. The index jumped on the last day to capture dividend from most companies.
Mar 26, 2012 4:21 PM ET
U.S. indexes surged to a new multi-year highs and the Nasdaq composite index climbed to a new high since November 2000. Healthcare stocks were higher as the U.S. Supreme Court began hearings on the healthcare reform.
Mar 26, 2012 8:57 AM ET
The benchmark indexes in Tokyo pared gains after banks and utilities trimmed the earlier gains. Resources linked stocks led the upsurge in the morning following a rise in copper and crude oil prices.
Mar 23, 2012 4:27 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded higher and for the week the S&P 500 index declined for the first time in five weeks. Energy stocks led the gainers in today’s session. Bats Exchange was forced to cancel its public offering after a system malfunction. Home builders plunged after new home sales declined.
Mar 23, 2012 12:00 PM ET
Stocks in Tokyo fell as investors avoided adding to net positions after worries of recession in the euro zone added to the soft landing concerns in China. Exporters and China linked stocks declined. Nomura extended 2-day losses to 7%.