22 Mar '11, 1am

Tokyo stocks up 3.61% as BoJ pumps more cash in

OSAKA: Tokyo stocks jumped 3.61 per cent early on Tuesday as traders returned from a public holiday and as the Bank of Japan renewed its emergency fund provision to soothe jittery markets. The key Nikkei index added 332.30 points to 9,539.05 in early trading. The broader Topix index was up 3.84 per cent, or 31.85 points, at 862.24. Sentiment was boosted after the central bank on Tuesday injected two trillion yen ($24.67 billion) into the money market as it continued its emergency fund provision following a devastating earthquake and tsunami. It has now injected a total of 39 trillion yen to soothe markets and ease concerns about the ability of financial institutions to meet demand for funds. In early trade the yen was at 81.07 to the dollar, flat from overnight. Japan and its G7 economic allies on Friday intervened jointly in world currency markets for the first time in a ...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific_bu...

Tweets

Asian stocks open higher: TOKYOTOKYO stocks jum...

straitstimes.com 22 Mar '11, 3am

TOKYO TOKYO stocks jumped 3.61 per cent early Tuesday as traders returned from a public holiday and as the Bank of Japan r...

Tokyo shares rebound on nuclear hopes

channelnewsasia.com 22 Mar '11, 7am

OSAKA - Tokyo stocks surged more than 4.0 percent Tuesday, helped by signs of progress in containing Japan's post-quake nu...

Asian stocks open mixed: TOKYO stocks fell 1.69...

straitstimes.com 23 Mar '11, 3am

TOKYO TOKYO stocks fell 1.69 per cent on Wednesday on profit-taking after posting strong gains Tuesday amid hopes that Jap...

Tokyo threatens further yen intervention

channelnewsasia.com 22 Mar '11, 5am

OSAKA: Tokyo on Tuesday threatened further possible action by the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations to interve...

Money - Asian stocks higher at midday: SHANGHAI...

straitstimes.com 21 Mar '11, 3am

SHANGHAI Chinese shares closed up 0.08 per cent, led by gold miners and energy firms as oil prices jumped following UN-bac...

Cash donations from Singapore to aid Japan quake & tsunami victims have topped $5m: Singapore Red Cross

Cash donations from Singapore to aid Japan quak...

straitstimes.com 22 Mar '11, 1am

Albirex Niigata footballers receiving donations from the club's young fans on behalf of the Singapore Red Cross. -- ST PHO...

Tokyo stocks plunge, BoJ unleashes record funds

Tokyo stocks plunge, BoJ unleashes record funds

channelnewsasia.com 14 Mar '11, 10am

TOKYO - Japanese stocks tumbled Monday and the central bank pumped a record amount of cash in a bid to soothe money market...

BoJ pumps another $48.5 billion into market - S...

straitstimes.com 18 Mar '11, 1am

TOKYO - THE Bank of Japan on Friday pumped three trillion yen (S$48.5 billion) into the financial system to soothe money m...

High-end supermarkets cash in on China market

High-end supermarkets cash in on China market

channelnewsasia.com 21 Mar '11, 9am

SHANGHAI: Better living standards and increased health consciousness have wealthy Shanghai consumers gaining interest in i...

Fighting against a spiral of hysteria in Tokyo - Yahoo!

Fighting against a spiral of hysteria in Tokyo ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 20 Mar '11, 2am

As increasing numbers of foreign residents left, a trickle of Japanese families began to start boarding trains and planes ...

BoJ pumps 5 trillion yen into money market

BoJ pumps 5 trillion yen into money market

channelnewsasia.com 15 Mar '11, 2am

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan on Tuesday pumped five trillion yen into the financial system to soothe money markets shaken by J...

Nuclear fears shut 25 embassies in Tokyo

channelnewsasia.com 23 Mar '11, 9am

OSAKA: The nuclear emergency following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan has led 25 embassies to temporarily shut their ...

US stocks tumble; Dow down over 240 points

US stocks tumble; Dow down over 240 points

channelnewsasia.com 16 Mar '11, 10pm

NEW YORK: US stocks tumbled on Wednesday as investors worried about the growing Japan nuclear crisis and tensions in the A...

SIA says it will suspend half of its daily flig...

straitstimes.com 22 Mar '11, 3am

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will halt two of its four flights between Changi Airport and Tokyo's Haneda Airport from this Sun...

Tokyo deals with power shortages: By Michiyo Ishida | Posted: 24 March 2011 2120 hrs TOKYO: Despite being some 3...

Tokyo deals with power shortages: By Michiyo Is...

channelnewsasia.com 24 Mar '11, 1pm

TOKYO: Despite being some 300 km away from the worst-hit areas in Japan, the recent disasters have dealt Tokyo with proble...