Tokyo stocks open higher after mixed US close | Malay Mail

Tokyo stocks open higher after mixed US close | Malay Mail

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27/1/2022 5:19:00 AM

Tokyo stocks open higher after mixed US close | Malay Mail

TOKYO, Jan 27 ― Tokyo stocks opened higher in cautious trade today following a mixed close on Wall Street after Fed Chair Jerome Powell signalled an interest rate hike is likely in March. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.39 per cent or 105.37 points at 27,116.70 in early trade, while the...

channel for the latest updates.TOKYO, Jan 27 ― Tokyo stocks opened higher in cautious trade today following a mixed close on Wall Street after Fed Chair Jerome Powell signalled an interest rate hike is likely in March.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.39 per cent or 105.37 points at 27,116.70 in early trade, while the broader Topix index gained 0.51 per cent or 9.68 points to 1,901.53.

Wall Street stocks had been in positive territory yesterday heading into Powell's speech at the conclusion of a two-day policy meeting, but then stumbled with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 0.4 percent to 34,168.09.The broad-based S&P fell 0.2 per cent, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index closed flat.

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