More Pain for Japanese Stocks

China Stocks Falling

Asian stock markets dropped and the Japanese yen swung wildly after touching a record high against the U.S. dollar early Thursday as concerns about Japan's nuclear crisis escalated.

Nikkei Starts Monday Down, Continue Last Week's Slide

China Stocks Falling

The Nikkei average is already down 1.3% at the open on Monday, with shares falling across the board, hit by a stronger yen and after Wall Street tumbled on weak consumer spending data and renewed worries about Citigroup's (CIT) balance sheet.

Asian Stocks Start Thursday Higher

China Stocks (Bullish)

Asian stocks advanced for a third day, led by banks and mining companies, after Australian employers unexpectedly added workers last month and Alcoa Inc. reported earnings that beat analyst estimates.

NIKKEI 225 Starts Friday Down 2.47%

China Stocks Falling

Thursday the Dow Jones finished down 200 points, the trend is continuing this morning in Asia as the NIKKEI 225 fell 2.47%. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index is set for its biggest weekly decline in more than a month as a Bank of Japan survey showed companies planned to further cut investment, while U.S. economic data missed economist estimates.

Asian Stocks Start Off Friday Down

China Stocks Falling

The negative sentiment is carrying over to Asia today with Japan’s Nikkei 225 (^N225) Stock Average down 2.5% to 10,283.78.  The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell 1.5% to 116.80 as of 9:58 a.m. in Tokyo and the day is just getting started.

Asian Stocks Start Tuesday Higher

China Stocks (Bullish)

Chinese shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai extended their rally Monday as investors rushed to buy property and metals stocks on improved sentiment over Beijing's recent efforts to support the market.

Monday in Asia stocks head Lower

China Stocks Falling

Asian stocks fell, led by mining companies and Japanese exporters, as the Democratic Party of Japan’s election victory drove the yen higher and Chinese companies reported lower profit.  Get ready for another manic Monday.

Japan’s Nikkei 225 Stock Average Rises 2%

China Stocks (Bullish)

Great start to the week, Japan’s Nikkei 225 Stock Average climbed 2% to 7,723.64 on Monday, lets hope it sticks.

Japan's Nikkei Index at Lowest Point in 26 Years

China Stocks Falling

Asian stock markets sank Monday, with Japan's benchmark tumbling to a 26-year closing low, the bears continue to roar.

Asian Stocks Climb Wednesday Morning

China Stocks (Bullish)

Today's Rally continued in Asia Wednesday -- Japan's Nikkei 225 index was 1.6%, South Korea's Kospi Composite was up 1.4%. Australia's S&P/ASX was up 0.4% while New Zealand's NZX-50 was up 0.9%.

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