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Jul 10, 2015

NYSE blames three-hour outage on bad software upgrade

The New York Stock Exchange said an outage of more than three hours was caused by problems associated with a software upgrade on the exchange’s computers. The NYSE said in a statement Thursday that the upgrade caused communication problems between its trading software and ...

| Jul 8, 2015

Nikkei closes below 20,000

Stocks tumbled on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, amid growing worries about the Greek debt crisis and the global effects of a plunge in Chinese stocks, with the benchmark Nikkei average closing below 20,000 for the first time in three weeks. The Nikkei dived ...

| Jul 7, 2015

Nikkei rallies on buybacks

Stocks staged a sharp rally on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, spurred by buybacks of mainstay issues after overseas markets reacted calmly to Greek voters’ rejection of further austerity. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 264.47 points, or 1.31 percent, to end at 20,376.59. On ...