Asia Markets: Japan, Australia stocks rebound, leading Asia
Most Asian stocks advance as a higher finish for U.S. equities and gold prices encourages buyers, with Japanese shares rebounding after a three-day losing streak as the yen weakens.
United Kingdom: Green Tech Fuelled By Fast-Track Patents - Field Fisher Waterhouse
In line with UN plans to accelerate the diffusion of green technologies, several countries, including Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States, have now launched fast-track patent schemes with the aim of encouraging the diffusion of green technology.
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Japan’s Nikkei Jumps Above 13,000 on BOJ Stimulus
(BANGKOK) — Japan’s benchmark stock index surged above 13,000 for the first time in more than four years Friday, a day after the country’s central bank announced aggressive action to lift the economy out of an extended slump. The Bank of Japan unveiled plans Thursday to pump huge amounts of money into the financial system in order to spur spending and borrowing in an economy that has suffered from growth-crippling deflation for years. The central bank’s announcement dragged down the yen, giving a boost to shares of Japan’s powerhouse manufacturers. A cheaper currency makes Japanese goods less costly for Americans and other foreigners and raises the value of repatriated profits. The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo soared 3.8 percent to 13,109.58, its highest level since August 2008. The dollar rose to 97.06 yen from 96.13 yen late Thursday. The dollar was at about 92.80 before the BOJ’s two-day policy meeting ended with its dramatic announcements Thursday. (MORE: Japan Central Bank Revamps ...
Asia Markets: Japan stocks slide while Australia trades up
Japan’s stock market slides Tuesday even as other markets across Asia hold up. Australia gains ahead of central-bank policy decision.
Asia Markets: Most Asia shares up as Cyprus concerns ease
Most Asian markets on Tuesday gained as fears about the euro zone subsided, with Japan recovering strongly due to a weaker yen and Australia falling following the latest Reserve Bank of Australia minutes.