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Nikkei sags, heads for first weekly drop in five TOKYO: Japanese stocks skidded on Friday as selling ahead of a long weekend and signs of short-term overheating offset a boost from a solid Wall Street performance rooted in U.S economic strength.The Nikkei average shed 0.7 percent to 17,172.82 by 0120 GMT, leaving the benchmark on course to snap a run of four weeks of gains.Before a holiday on Monday, "Investors are locking in gains in major shares," said Masayuki Otani, chief market analyst of Securities Japan, Inc.On Thursday, the 25-day ratio of gainers versus losers rose above 120 percent, a level some brokers see as indicating an overbought market.Wall Street shares performed strongly on Thursday on the back of encouraging US data. But investors sold key Tokyo shares. Fast Retailing Co Ltd , the Uniqlo clothes brand owner, lost 1.3 percent, knocking 21 points off the Nikkei, while Softbank Corp sagged 0.3 percent.Exporters Nissan Motor Co and Panasonic lost ...

Taiwan stocks flat; Hon Hai, Innolux up on new project TAIPEI: Taiwan stocks were flat on Friday, but shares of iPhone 6 assembler Hon Hai Precision traded higher after the company announced a multi-billion dollar flat panel project.At 0215 GMT, the main TAIEX index was off 0.01 percent at 9,077.84, retreating from a 1.3 percent gain in the previous session.Hon Hai, which assembles iPhone 6 for Apple Inc, inched up 0.3 percent. Innolux, the world's third-largest panel maker, added 0.7 percent.The two said on Thursday ...
Asian stocks mostly higher after painful week HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly rose on bargain-buying Friday, at the end of a disappointing week that saw Japan plunge into recession and a trumpeted Hong Kong Shanghai exchange link-up fall flat.The yen made some inroads against the dollar and euro after hitting multi-year lows, but with eyes on the general election expected next month in Japan, analysts expect it to resume its downtrend.Tokyo reversed early losses to end 0.33 percent higher, adding 56.65 points ...
Hong Kong shares end 0.37pc higher HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks ended 0.37 percent higher Friday, snapping a four-day losing streak, following a record close on Wall Street, although a much-vaunted trading link-up with Shanghai's exchange suffered a disappointing first week.The Hang Seng Index added 87.48 points to 23,437.12 on turnover of HK$71.09 billion ($9.17 billion).In mainland China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 1.39 percent, or 34.13 points, to 2,486.79 on turnover of 197.8 billion yuan ($32.2 billion). The index ...
Tokyo stocks close up 0.33pc TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed up 0.33 percent on bargain-hunting Friday, while investors focus on political developments in Japan ahead of an election next month.The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange reversed earl losses to end up 56.65 points at 17,357.51, while the Topix index of all first-section shares edged 0.18 percent, or 2.54 points, higher to 1,400.18.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of parliament Friday as he prepares for an election ...
Tokyo stocks close up 0.33pc TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed up 0.33 percent Friday on buying on dips with investors focusing on political developments as Japan gears up for an election next month.The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange gained 56.65 points to 17,357.51, while the Topix index of all first-section shares edged up 0.18 percent, or 2.54 points, to 1,400.18.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Tokyo stocks down 0.78pc by break, Nikkei 225 index at the TSE eased 135.36 points TOKYO: Tokyo stocks fell 0.78 percent Friday morning, despite fresh records on Wall Street, as the yen recovered from multi-year lows and investors focus on political developments as Japan gears up for an election next month.The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange eased 135.36 points to 17,165.50 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares declined 0.63 percent, or 8.84 points, to 1,388.80.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to dissolve ...

 



 
IndexClosingChg%
ArrowDJIA 17,810.06 0.51
ArrowNasdaq 4,712.97 0.24
ArrowS&P 2,063.50 0.52
ArrowFTSE 6,750.76 1.08
ArrowDAX 9,732.55 2.62
ArrowCAC-40 4,347.23 2.67
ArrowNikkei 17,357.51 0.33
ArrowH.Seng 23,437.12 0.37
ArrowSensex 28,334.63 0.95






Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln