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Asian markets open mixed

Asian markets open mixed on Thursday; Nikkei falls 0.48 percent as Bank of Japan begins its two-day meeting.


Nikkei surges on stimulus report

CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports expectations of further monetary easing by the Bank of Japan sent stocks higher.


Nikkei climbs 1.7 pct as report says PM Abe announced $265bn stimulus package

The Nikkei rebounded from Tuesday's sell-off as most Asian markets waffled on Wednesday before key central bank decisions and major earnings reports.


Chart: Nikkei looks poised for a breakout

The market will again pause and consolidate around this level for several weeks before continuing the uptrend breakout, says Daryl Guppy.


Asian shares open up

Asian markets rise Wednesday, with Nikkei surging 1 percent on expectations of further easing from the BOJ.


Nikkei sells off on strong yen

CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports Japanese stocks sold off after a report suggested the government's stimulus package may not live up to expectations.


Nikkei sells off on fresh yen strength; rest of Asia closes up

Japanese stocks sold off on Tuesday as the yen jumped after local media indicated the government's stimulus package may not live up to expectations.


Asian shares open lower

Asian markets were negative in early trade on Friday, with the Nikkei down nearly 1 percent as the yen strengthened.


Most Asia markets up; Nikkei advances after reports of larger-than-expected stimulus plan

Asia markets mostly gained on Thursday, with Japanese shares advancing after local media reports suggested the government was preparing a sizable stimulus package.


Asia markets close mixed, but Nikkei climbs despite SoftBank shares tumbling 10 pct

Asian markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with the Nikkei climbing despite heavily weighted SoftBank tumbling around 10 percent after its $32 billion bid for a chip firm.