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April 4, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Services
Asian stock markets were lower in afternoon trading today after an upbeat U.S. employment report released Friday rekindled concern that the Federal Reserve will raise short-term rates again to keep inflation in check. Far East investors' reaction deepened worries that U.S. stocks will dive today. Most U.S. markets were closed on Good Friday, leaving domestic investors three days to contemplate their next moves. In afternoon trading in Tokyo, the Nikkei stock index was off 269.46 points, or 1.
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January 4, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Shares of Pacific Internet Ltd., China.com Corp. and Internet Initiative Japan Inc. rose Monday amid optimism that Asian Internet companies will grow faster than their U.S. counterparts, analysts said. Singapore-based Pacific Internet (PCNTF) soared $22.94, or 49%, to $69.88, while Tokyo-based Internet Initiative Japan's American depositary receipts (IIJI) surged $22.81, or 23%, to $120, and Hong Kong-based China.com (CHINA) rose $15.38, or 20%, to $94. All three trade on Nasdaq. As U.S.
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BUSINESS
November 18, 1991 | TOM PETRUNO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Asian stock markets tumbled early today in the wake of the U.S. market's Friday plunge, pulling the dollar lower and setting the stage for another tense day on Wall Street. Meanwhile, Bush Administration officials pronounced the stock market basically healthy and again attacked a proposed credit-card interest rate cap that had helped spark last week's rout.
BUSINESS
January 3, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Asian financial markets opened seamlessly today, apparently free of the "millennium computer bug" that had threatened to bring the world's trading systems crashing. But a fuller picture will emerge only when billions of people worldwide return to work today. They might find glitches that take months to resolve. Financial markets in Tokyo and London were closed today for the New Year's holiday. They reopen Tuesday. But on Sunday evening, U.S.
BUSINESS
January 4, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Shares of Pacific Internet Ltd., China.com Corp. and Internet Initiative Japan Inc. rose Monday amid optimism that Asian Internet companies will grow faster than their U.S. counterparts, analysts said. Singapore-based Pacific Internet (PCNTF) soared $22.94, or 49%, to $69.88, while Tokyo-based Internet Initiative Japan's American depositary receipts (IIJI) surged $22.81, or 23%, to $120, and Hong Kong-based China.com (CHINA) rose $15.38, or 20%, to $94. All three trade on Nasdaq. As U.S.
BUSINESS
January 3, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Asian financial markets opened seamlessly today, apparently free of the "millennium computer bug" that had threatened to bring the world's trading systems crashing. But a fuller picture will emerge only when billions of people worldwide return to work today. They might find glitches that take months to resolve. Financial markets in Tokyo and London were closed today for the New Year's holiday. They reopen Tuesday. But on Sunday evening, U.S.
BUSINESS
December 18, 2006 | Walter Hamilton and Tom Petruno, Times Staff Writers
For more than 200 years, the New York Stock Exchange has been the symbol of American capitalism. Now, it's poised to go global. The exchange's parent company is nearing completion of a $14-billion deal to buy Euronext, an Amsterdam-based company that runs securities markets in five European capitals.
BUSINESS
April 4, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Services
Asian stock markets were lower in afternoon trading today after an upbeat U.S. employment report released Friday rekindled concern that the Federal Reserve will raise short-term rates again to keep inflation in check. Far East investors' reaction deepened worries that U.S. stocks will dive today. Most U.S. markets were closed on Good Friday, leaving domestic investors three days to contemplate their next moves. In afternoon trading in Tokyo, the Nikkei stock index was off 269.46 points, or 1.
BUSINESS
November 18, 1991 | TOM PETRUNO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Asian stock markets tumbled early today in the wake of the U.S. market's Friday plunge, pulling the dollar lower and setting the stage for another tense day on Wall Street. Meanwhile, Bush Administration officials pronounced the stock market basically healthy and again attacked a proposed credit-card interest rate cap that had helped spark last week's rout.
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