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S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time

...rose 1.9 percent. British markets were closed for a holiday. Markets in Asia were mixed, with Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225, South Korea's Kospi and Hong Kong's Hang Seng each notching gains Monday, while China's Shanghai Composite index...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/sp-500-trades-above-2000-p
Money managers warning that stocks are due for a dip

...and European stocks did not perform as well as U.S. stocks in 2013, with the notable exception of Japan, where the Nikkei 225 index soared 53 percent.Europe is particularly attractive, they say. The European Union came out of a two-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-27/money-managers-warning-sto
Weak signals on economy send stocks plunging

...percent late Tuesday.U.S. stocks joined a global rout Wednesday that began overnight in Asia. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index plunged after investors were disappointed at the lack of detail in a keynote speech on the economy from Japanese...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-05/weak-signals-economy-send-
Japan works to protect markets

...teetering economy Monday as the Tokyo stock market nose-dived after a devastating earthquake and tsunami.The benchmark Nikkei 225 stock average slid 6.2 percent in its first day of trading since the 8.9-magnitude quake centered on northeastern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-14/japan-works-protect-market
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China's runaway economy drags on Asian stocks

...Seng index down 26.48, or 0.2 percent, to 12396.39. Other Asian markets also reacted negatively. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell 49.15, or 0.4 percent, to 11526.82, while Seoul's Kospi index dropped 30.77, or 3.9 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/12/fin_418663.shtml
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Plan your week

...disappointed investors since 1990. No longer.Japan's Nikkei 225 index has climbed 15 percent since Nov. 1. The increase...S. and other countries.It's new ground for the Nikkei 225, which has done worse than U.S. stocks in all but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-27/plan-your-week
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Most Asian stock markets rise

...index rose 64.91 points, or 1.1 percent, to 6,065.91. Technology issues were the leaders. In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 rose 15.13 points, or 0.13 percent, to 11,761.10 points. A broader index , which includes all issues on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/26/bus_448442.shtml
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Japan stocks plunge on 1st trading day after quake

...1,291.In one of the most dizzying days for Japan's stock market since the 2008 financial crisis, the benchmark Nikkei 225 dived 633.94 points, or 6.2 percent, to close at 9,620.49 - wiping out this year's gains and hitting its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-14/japan-stocks-plunge-1st-trad
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European markets' rally runs out of steam

...measures.The euro was down 0.6 percent at $1.2536.Earlier in Asia, stocks end-ed mostly higher. Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose 0.4 percent to 9,104.17, and South Korea's Kospi gained 0.4 percent to 1,874.45.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-04/european-markets-rally-run
Tsunami toll now feared to top 10,000

...disasters opening underlined the challenges Japan's already fragile economy will have in bouncing back.The benchmark Nikkei 225 stock average shed 494 points, or 4.8 percent, to 9,760.45 just after the market opened today. Japan's central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2011-03-14/tsunami-toll-now-feared-top-1
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