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  • Asian shares edge off 7-year highs as Fed awaited

    Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled back from a seven-year peak scaled on Tuesday as sentiment gave way to caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy two-day meeting scheduled to start later in the session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.3 percent after earlier touching its highest level since January 2008. Japan's Nikkei stock index advanced 0.3 percent as on hopes of better shareholder returns after index heavyweight Fanuc Corp doubled its dividend payout ratio. On Monday, Wall Street ended lower after the benchmark S&P 500 index hit a record intraday high before reversing course, tempered by caution ahead the Fed meeting.


  • Asian shares edge off seven-year highs as Fed awaited

    People walk past a panel displaying the benchmark Hang Seng Index during afternoon trading outside a bank in Hong KongBy Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled back from a seven-year peak scaled on Tuesday as sentiment gave way to caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy two-day meeting scheduled to start later in the session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.3 percent after earlier touching its highest level since January 2008. Japan's Nikkei stock index advanced 0.3 percent as on hopes of better shareholder returns after index heavyweight Fanuc Corp doubled its dividend payout ratio. On Monday, Wall Street ended lower after the benchmark S&P 500 index hit a record intraday high before reversing course, tempered by caution ahead the Fed meeting.


  • Asian markets tepid ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting

    Trader John O'Hara wears an Ironman mask as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 27, 2015, in New York. Actors Jeremy Renner and Robert Downey Jr. rang the NYSE opening bell Monday with representatives from Marvel Entertainment. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? Asian stock markets were lukewarm Tuesday, taking a cue from losses on Wall Street ahead of earnings from major Asian companies and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.


  • Asian stocks mostly higher, weak yen boosts Tokyo

    Asian markets mostly rise, with Tokyo boosted by a weaker yen while dealers await the release of major earnings reportsAsian markets mostly rose Tuesday, with Tokyo boosted by a weaker yen while dealers await the release of major earnings reports as well as key central bank policy meetings in the United States and Japan. Tokyo added 0.63 percent and Shanghai put on 0.18 percent, while Hong Kong put on 0.17 percent and Seoul was flat. The broad gains came despite losses on Wall Street, where profit-takers moved in after Friday's record closures for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq. Japan's Nikkei was the stand-out performer as the weaker yen helped exporters.


  • Tokyo Electron shares sink after takeover by Applied Materials scrapped

    Tokyo Electron Ltd Chairman and President Higashi and Applied Materials Inc CEO Dickerson during attend their joint news conference in TokyoTokyo Electron Ltd shares plunged 15 percent on Tuesday to a six-month low after U.S. regulatory opposition forced the scrapping of its planned takeover by U.S.-based Applied Materials Inc . The all-share purchase - a rare foreign bid for a Japanese firm - would have combined the No.1 and No. 3 makers of the equipment that makes semiconductor chips into a group with a stock market value of more than $38.5 billion. Tokyo Electron shares fell as much as 14.8 percent in early trade to 6,555 yen, hitting their lowest level since late October, while the broader Tokyo market was up 0.6 percent. The slide came despite Tokyo Electron announcing it plans to buy as much as 120 billion yen ($1 billion) worth of shares, or 8.59 percent of its outstanding stock.


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