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Asian shares edge up, Nikkei gyrates as BOJ holds steady

Asian shares edged up on Friday, on track for their biggest monthly rise since January 2012 but headed for weekly losses as investors fretted about the possibility United States interest rates could still rise this year. Japanese shares slipped briefly and then regained their composure, while the yen rose after the Bank of Japan held policy steady. The BOJ kept ...

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Asian shares, dollar, euro steady as markets await ECB meeting

Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after a sharp fall in mainland Chinese shares rekindled worries about the health of China’s economy, while investors awaited word from the European Central Bank on its plans regarding additional stimulus. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS, and Japan’s Nikkei .N225 pared earlier losses, to hold steady at 0247 GMT. Wall ...

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Asian shares rise to two-month highs, dollar gains on U.S. data

Asian shares hit a two-month high on Friday, catching some of Wall Street’s shine after upbeat U.S. price and jobless claims data calmed some concerns about the strength of the U.S. economy. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up 0.4 percent, on track for a robust weekly gain of 2.2 percent. Japan’s Nikkei stock index .N225 ...

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