real-time news and commentary for investors
Tuesday, Feb 12
Japanese shares rise sharply following their long weekend, boosted by a weakening yen after...
Japanese shares rise sharply following their long weekend, boosted by a weakening yen after comments from Haruhiko Kuroda, a leading candidate to become the new BOJ governor, that he is open to more easing this year. European stocks are mixed and lacking a clear direction. Japan +1.9%, Hong Kong and China closed. India +0.5%. EU Stoxx 50 flat, London +0.2%, Paris +0.1%, Frankfurt -0.1%, Milan -0.5%, Madrid +0.1%.