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Sep 8, 2014

Japanese investors buy most British, Aussie debt since 2011

Japanese investors bought the most British and Australian long-term sovereign bonds since 2011 in July, while dumping German Bunds in the first seven months of the year amid unprecedented European Central Bank stimulus. Fund managers in the Asian nation net purchased ¥375 billion of ...

| Sep 5, 2014

Nikkei dips amid wait-and-see mood

Stocks gave up earlier gains to end slightly lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday as a wait-and-see mood grew ahead of closely watched U.S. jobs data. The Nikkei 225 average ended down 7.50 points, or 0.05 percent, at 15,668.68. On Thursday, the ...